Buddy Dean Powell was born April 19, 1958 at home in Mount Ayr, Iowa to Nina Ruth (Holtzman) Powell and Rolland Dean Powell. He graduated from Mount Ayr High School in 1976.
Buddy worked in maintenance for Worth County Convalescent Center in Grant City, Missouri, Clearview Home in Mount Ayr and Mount Ayr Inn and Suites. He also had several other jobs through the years.
Buddy liked to hunt, fish and go camping. As a kid, Buddy received his eagle scout badge. Buddy loved to spend time with his friends and family. He never knew a stranger and would do anything to help anybody.
Buddy passed away May 2, 2017 at his home with his family at his side.
Buddy was preceded in death by his parents. Left to cherish his memory are his significant other, Valerie Fletchall and her son Nathan; brother Howard (Diane) Johnson of Clarinda; two half-brothers, Jake (Ellen) Powell of Mount Ayr and Dennis (Darlene) Powell of Charleston, S.C.; lots of extended family and friends.
There will be a luncheon on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 11a.m. – 2 p.m. at the REC Reception Room in Mount Ayr, Iowa. Burial is in the Rose Hill Cemetery at Mount Ayr, Iowa. Memorials are in Buddy’s name.
[Interment was made at Rose Hill Cemetery, Mount Ayr, Iowa.]
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, June of 2017