Richard Ward Powell, 52, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, died Saturday, January 15, 2014. He was the husband of Rachel Ann Marshall Powell, formerly of Camden S.C. His memorial service was Monday, January 27, 2014, at the J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Mount Pleasant Chapel.
Richard was born June 13, 1961, in Lincoln, Nebraska, son of Russell Eugene Powell and Jean Marie McClintock. He retired from the United States Navy as a Chief Petty Officer Boatswain Mate, He was employed by Liberty Cedar. He was an avid reader and enjoyed camping and boating. Richard will be greatly missed by his family and many friends.
He is survived by his wife, Rachel Ann Powell; daughter, Erin Leigh Powell; sister, Barbara McGowan (Will) of Longmount, CO; three brothers: John Powell (Jill) of Greeley, CO, Doug Powell (Roxie) of Laporte, CO, and Steve Powell (Sally) of Kansas City, KS. He was preceded in death by his parents.