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Barton Earl Powers II, age 65, of Rains Farm Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, at the Tennova North Hospital in Powell, Tennessee.
He was born on Nov. 11, 1952, in Covington, Kentucky, to the late Barton Earl Powers and Eliza Mae (Ball) Powers.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a sister, Betty Lou Powers and a nephew, Keith Moellmann.
Earl was a veteran of the United States Army having served in the 101st Air Assault Unit. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. He was a former employee of Whitley County Board of Education, a special volunteer for Cumberland River Behavior Health Center and a loyal fan for Whitley County Colonels and the Kentucky Wildcats.
He is survived by his loving wife, Mary (Reynolds) Powers of Williamsburg; daughter, Chrissy Faught (Kenny) of Knoxville, Tennessee; granddaughter, Sarah Grace Faught of Knoxville; three sisters, Ruth Huddleston of Cincinnati, Ohio, Lois Sawyers (Wayne) of Williamsburg and Bonnie Floyd of Williamsburg; sisters and brothers-in-law, Clara Johnson (Clyde), Randi Johnson and Vernon Reynolds (Debbie); many nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends to mourn his passing.
Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 29, at Calvary Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, at the Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. Rob Powers and the Rev. Billy Huddleston officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Wofford Cemetery. Military graveside services will be conducted by the American Legion Post #88 of Corbin.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.croleyfuneralhome.com.
Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg in charge of all arrangements, Jerry W. Croley and J. Andrew Croley, directors.
Published on December 29, 2017
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