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Dewey Lee Powell, Jr.

December 2, 1953 October 23, 2018
Dewey  Lee  Powell, Jr.
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Obituary for Dewey Lee Powell, Jr.

Dewey Lee Powell, Jr., 64, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family.

Dewey was born in Wayne County on December 2, 1953 to the late Dewey Lee Powell, Sr. and Leila Casey Powell. He was a retired engineer with Firestone in Wilson. Dewey lived a life of dedication to his family and friends, and to his community. He served his community many ways as a member of the Goldsboro EMS and the Wayne County Relay for Life, and served as past president of the New Hope Ruritan Club. Dewey was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and served as past president of the Wayne County Sunday School Association.

Dewey was most comfortable outdoors and always enjoyed the opportunity to go fishing or to work in his garden. He will be remembered for his loyalty and dedication to, and deep love for, his family and his zest and love of life.

The family will receive friends on Friday, October 26, 2018 at Seymour Funeral Home from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. followed by a service to celebrate Dewey’s life at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel with Pastor Tony McLamb officiating. Interment will follow in Wayne Memorial Park.

Dewey is survived by his wife, Denise M. Powell; daughters, Jennifer Powell and wife Lindsey of Wilmington and Karen Howell and husband Shawn of Fremont; granddaughter, Isabel Howell; and several faithful canine companions.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made in Dewey’s memory to the Wayne County Relay for Life.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Friday

26

Oct

12:00 PM 10/26/2018 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 10/26/2018 1:00:00 PM
Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service

1300 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1300 Wayne Memorial Drive Goldsboro 27534 NC
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

26

Oct

1:00 PM 10/26/2018 1:00:00 PM
Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service

1300 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1300 Wayne Memorial Drive Goldsboro 27534 NC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Wayne Memorial Park Final Resting Place

2925 U.S. Hwy. 117 South
Dudley, NC 28333

2925 U.S. Hwy. 117 South Dudley 28333 NC
United States
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