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Charles B. Powell Jr.

Charles B. Powell Jr.

Charles B. Powell Jr., 70, went to heaven on July 1, 2017. Charlie is survived by his loving wife, Ann, of 33 years; stepson, Michael Leland; daughters, Lisa Powell and Stacy Rogers (Steve); grandchildren, Thomas Smith, Jordan and Lucas Rogers; mother, JoAnn Powell; brothers, Ricky (Judy) and Mike; sister, Brenda White (Stanley); plus many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charles; and his brother, Tommy.

Charlie grew up in Varina, and later lived in Mechanicsville, Urbanna and Chesterfield. Charlie retired in 2003 with distinction from DuPont as Maintenance Supervisor-Spruance after 38 years of service. He was a longtime member of Cold Harbor Ruritan Club, holding several offices including President. Charlie loved sports, and was an extremely enthusiastic Redskins fan. He will be sorely missed by family and all who knew him.

Visitation was held on July 8 at Nelsen Funeral Home in Richmond. A celebration of Charlie’s life was held at Bethel Baptist Church in Midlothian on July 9. A graveside service was held at the church cemetery followed by a reception at the church.

Donations may be made to the Richmond SPCA, 2519 Hermitage Road, Richmond, VA 23220. Online condolences may be conveyed to the family at

posted 07.12.2017

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