George Arnold Powell

George Arnold Powell, age 75, of Roanoke Rapids, passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2016.

Mr. Powell, a native of Halifax County, was born May 18, 1940 to Vestly Bryham Powell and Kathleen Green Powell. He served his country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam Conflict. Mr. Powell was retired as an electrician for Bryant Durham Construction Company for 37 years.

He is survived by his special friend Corinne Holmes of Conway; his brother Benjamin Powell and his wife, Connie of Roanoke Rapids; his niece Margaret Bunch and her husband Marty of Roanoke Rapids; his nephews Delbert Powell and his wife Seretha of Roanoke Rapids; and Michael Powell and his wife Jamie also of Roanoke Rapids. Mr. Powell also leaves behind two great nephews Colby Powell and Matthew Bunch; a great niece, Madison Bunch; and his Aunt Velma Marie “Sister” Nowell.

Funeral Services for Mr. Powell will be held on Friday, March 25, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. in the chapel of Askew Funeral and Cremation Services with Rev. Jimmy King officiating.

Interment will follow in Crestview Memorial Cemetery with Military Rites.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 24, 2016 from 6:00 to 7:30 P.M. at Askew Funeral and Cremation Services and other times at 1406 East Circle Drive in Roanoke Rapids.

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