William Powell


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Posted Online: Feb. 26, 2013, 4:34 pm
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William N. "Bill" Powell, 53, of East Moline, passed away Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at his home.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, March 1, at Rafferty Funeral Home, 2111 1st St. A, Moline, with visitation from noon to services. Burial will be at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. A memorial fund has been established.
Bill was born June 3, 1959, in Moline, the son of Ernest and Deloris Starr Powell.
Bill graduated from Moline High School in 1978, and he worked at G & K, Davenport, and Donut Delite, Moline. He enjoyed working on model cars.
Survivors include his sisters, Sue Snider, Moline, Cheryl (Ed) Mickelson, East Moline, Ruth Pisman, Silvis; brothers, Bruce Powell, Coal Valley, and Paul (Leona) Powell, Moline; and many nieces and nephews.
Condolences may be left at www.RaffertyFunerals.com.












 



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