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Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
John Powell Jr.
John Thomas Powell Jr., age 85, of Brookville, passed away Friday, April 21, 2017 following an extended illness.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Della Powell; brother, David and sister, Luella Ankeney.
John served in the U.S. Army's 24th infantry during the Korean war from 1950-1953 and was a lifelong member of the VFW. He spent over 30 years as a Dayton Fire Fighter.
Survived by his wife of 65 years, Juanita Powell; children, Pamela (Norbert) Overla, Darlene (Gene) Pease, Donna (Steven) Oswalt and Diana Goodwin; 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Arrangement made by Gilbert-Fellers Funeral Home. E-mail condolences may be sent by going online to