NEWTON FALLS, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Arthur Lee Powell, age 78 of Newton Falls, passed away peacefully into eternal rest on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on September 12, 1942 in Warren, Ohio son of the late Carl Powell and Mary A. (Smith) Powell.
Arthur married the love of his life, Carol L. Walters, on October 25, 1980 and have enjoyed the last 41 years of marriage together.
He has lived in Newton Falls for the last 18 years, formerly of Windham, Ohio.
Art loved the outdoors, fishing with his sons and spending as much time as possible with his family.
He was employed at Master Builders (BASF) as a machine operator for 32 years and retired in 2009.
Art was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Kelly Rae Baum; two granddaughter, Christina Marie Lynch and Stephanie Nicole Dean; one sister, Donna Lloyd and two brothers, Carl and Bobby Powell.
He is survived by his loving wife, Carol L. Powell of Newton Falls; his children, Tim and Jen Powell of Newton Falls, Ohio, Doc and Cindy Dean of Mt. Vernon, Ohio, Ed and Denise Dean of Windham, Ohio, Rod Powell of Warren, Ohio, Robert Szczepaniak of Orlando, Florida, Lisa and Steve Shephard of Ellenboro, West Virgina, Diana and Jamie Layfield of Newton Falls, Ohio, Jan Lynch of Niles, Ohio and Kimberly Szczepaniak of Warren, Ohio and lots and lots of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Calling hours will be at the Windham United Methodist Church, 9051 North Main Street, Windham, OH 44288 on Sunday, August 15, 2021 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Funeral services will immediately follow at 3:00 p.m. with grandson, Joe Carpenter, officiating.
Cremation will follow the service.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the James Funeral Home, 8 East Broad Street, Newton Falls, OH 44444(330)872-5440. Family and friends may view send condolences, please visit us at www.jamesfuneralhomeinc.com.
A television tribute will air Friday, August 13 at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV.