John C. Powell

John C. Powell, 80, of rural Wabash, IN, and having family in Andrews, IN, died Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at 5:28 p.m.,  at Wellbrooke of Wabash.

Mr. Powell worked for Smurfit Stone in Wabash for 40 years. He was a charter member of the Church of God Worship Center.

He was born June 19, 1939, in Harlan County, KY, to Audie and Nancy A. Roberts Powell. He married Henrietta Roseberry in Peru on Aug. 20, 1982, and she survives.

Additional survivors include three daughters, Beth (Alan Kirkpatrick) Ridenour, of Andrews, and Melissa (Mike) Orpurt and Amanda (Neil) Clifton, both of Wabash; two stepdaughters, Judy (Rick) Morgan and Pamela (Tom) Haneline, both of Wabash; a stepson, Ronald (Teresa) Roseberry, of Terre Haute; a brother, Glen "Pete" (Faye) Powell, of Wabash; two sisters, Ruth Caudill, of Wabash, and Jackie Clester, of Indianapolis; 19 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, Daniel Morgan.

A private, family funeral service will be held Saturday, March 21, 2020, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash, with Marshall Staten officiating. Burial will be in Friends Cemetery, Wabash.

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