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Sherman Joe Powell

June 14, 1933 ~ October 7, 2017 (age 84)
Sherman Joe Powell, born June 14, 1933 passed away October 7, 2017 at the age of 84. He was 1 of 6 children born to Clural & Violet in West Union, W. VA. He moved to Akron in 1952. He worked at B.F. Goodrich for 42 years before retiring in 1994. He served his country in the military during the Korean War from 1953 until 1956 as a Voice and Morse-code Interceptor. . Medals he received during his service are as follows; The National Defense Service medal, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Marksman Rifle 30 Caliber, Sharp Shooter 30 Caliber, and Good Conduct Medal. He was preceded in death by his Father Clural, Mother Violet, Step Father Chester, Step Mother Clara, Brothers Alvin & Howard, Sisters Lorene & Marceline, Half Brother Dennis, and Great Grandson Benton William. He is survived by his wife and love of his life of 63 years Doris J (Costilow), Son Joe, Son & Daughter-in-Law Jay & Marie, Grandchildren, Kelly (Brian), Nicole (Matthew), Karen (Randy), Jay C (Stephanie), & Chad. He is also survived by nine Great Grandchildren and 1 expected in April 2018, as well as his Sister Irene, Half-Brother Bob, Half-Sister Elizabeth, and many nieces, nephews and friends. Family will receive friends at Greathouse Funeral Home, 1999 W. Main Street, Salem, on Friday, October 13, 2017 from 11am until time of funeral service at 1:00 pm. Interment to follow at Keys Cemetery in West Union, WV. Online condolences may be sent to GreathouseFuneralHomeWV.com. Greathouse Funeral Home is honored to assist the Powell family.


Visitation

OCT 13. 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Greathouse Funeral Home - David W Bolyard Jr., L.I.C.

1999 W Main Street

Salem, WV, US, 26426

greathousefuneralhome@mtnfg.com

http://www.greathousefuneralhome.com

Service

OCT 13. 01:00 PM

Greathouse Funeral Home - David W Bolyard Jr., L.I.C.

1999 W Main Street

Salem, WV, US, 26426

greathousefuneralhome@mtnfg.com

http://www.greathousefuneralhome.com


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