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Robert Lee “Bill” Powell

STOCKTON – Mr. Robert Lee “Bill” Powell, 75, passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at a Baldwin County Hospital.

Mr. Powell was a native of Tallassee, a resident of Stockton for the past 13 years and attended the Baptist Church.

His parents, Bud and Nellie Powell; a brother, Raymond Earl Powell and three sisters, Geraldine Day West, Velma Jean Smith and Billie Jean Powell preceded him in death.

Survivors include three daughters, Dianne Powell and Bruce Pike of New Braufels, Texas, Donna Powell and Joey Garner of Pascagoula, Miss. and Kelly and Jim Eissler of Bay Minette; four grandchildren, Nathan W. Naranjo, Eric Eissler, Erika Eissler and Kaila Kresta; a brother, J.D. “Pete” and Laura Powell of Nokomis; two sisters, Gladys and Thomas Qualls of Atmore and Faye and Carlos Gohagin of Huxford.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 15, 2011 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Gene Pickern officiating. Burial followed at Sardis Cemetery. Visitation was held from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Thursday, July 14, 2011 at the Pety-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Gene Lawson, Glen Cooley, Dickie Johnson, Mike Joiner, Mike Hurst, Ricky Miller and Billy Byrd. Honorary pallbearers were his friends at Boatyard Lake.