Fred A. Powell

February 24, 1938 – July 20, 2009

A brief video for my dad, Fred Powell. Along with the pictures of dad,  you will see shots of some of the furniture and clocks he hand crafted and pictures of those things that meant the most to him….his family.


Fred Powell

Dad waiting to Chime In

Frederick A. Powell, 71, of Evansville, passed away Monday, July 20, 2009, at St. Mary’s Medical Center.

He retired from Whirlpool after more than thirty years of service. Fred was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, and assisted with the soup kitchen at St. Johns Church downtown. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and was an accomplished woodworker, making furniture and clocks, and he enjoyed traveling. Fred was a loving husband, father, and grandfather, who enjoyed spending time with his family.

Fred is survived by his wife of forty seven years, Sandra Branch Powell, of Evansville; son, Scott Powell and fiancé, Krista Chapman McFerren, of Carrollton, MO; daughter, Julie Powell Thomas, of Newburgh, IN; grandchildren, Shelby and Shariden Powell, and Jarrett and Josh Thomas; sisters, Nelda Day, of Tell City, IN, Dorothy Jennings, of New Albany, IN, Marilyn Kenny, of Shepherdsville, KY; and brother Richard Boling, of New Albany, IN.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frederick and Nellie Powell, brothers, Clarence

Fred Powell 1989

Fred Powell 1989

Powell, and Randell and Scott Boling; sisters, Stella Vega, Vine Rodermond, Pearl Mils, Christeen Hobbs, Eva May Days, Evelyn Wittmer, and Gaile Marie Powell.

Services will be Thursday, July 23, 2009, at 10:00 a.m., at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 1301 S. Green River Rd., with Father Bernie Etienne officiating.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 22, 2009, from 2:00-8:00 p.m. at Ziemer Funeral Home East Chapel, 800 S. Hebron Ave., Evansville, IN, with a Memorial Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue on Thursday, from 9:30-10:00 a.m. at the church.

Entombment will be in St. Joseph Mausoleum.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association. 115 West Washington Street Suite 1180-South Indianapolis, IN 46204
The family would like to thank Fred’s close friends for their help and support.
Condolences may be made to the family online at

A Few Words For Dad

part 1

part 2

miss him to this day…..

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