Leonard Powell

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Leonard Powell, 90, of Connersville, went home to be with the Lord Sunday morning, September 13, 2020 at his residence.

He was born March 21, 1930 in Sand Gap, Kentucky in Jackson County, and with his family moved to Connersville where he graduated from Connersville High School.

A proud veteran, he served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

On October 27, 1950, Leonard married Carol Houston. Mrs. Powell passed away November 22, 2018.

For over 40 years, Leonard was employed at Sherwin Williams Paint Company where he had served as a manager and sales representative until his retirement in 1992. His career took him many locations throughout the United States, and they moved back to Connersville in 2006.

Leonard was a faithful member of the Everton Southern Baptist Church where he served as a deacon.

Survivors include four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He is also blessed with four nieces.

Besides his wife of 68 years, Carol Powell, he is preceded in death by a daughter, Cheryl Ann Powell.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, September 17, 2020 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home, where a visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service. Burial with military honors conducted by the Fayette County Veterans Council will be in Dale Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made anytime at millermosterrobbins.com.

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