Mr. James Allen “Jim” Powell, 88, passed away Saturday, April 8, 2023, at Homewood Health Campus in Lebanon, Indiana. He was born in Lebanon, Indiana, on September 14, 1934, the son of the late Floyd Clark Powell and Hazel Ruth (Lee) Powell.
Jim was a 1952 graduate of Lebanon High School and 1956 graduate of Purdue University. Following school, he served his country honorably in the United States Army as a surveyor while stationed in Germany. Jim returned to spend his working years on the farm.
He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. A talented musician, Jim enjoyed playing the organ and piano with his friend at the nursing home and served as the substitute organist at the Indiana State Fair.
Survivors include two sisters, Sharon Lee Powell of Lebanon and Joy Ruth Mackey of Coatesville; nephew, Larry Mackey of Coatesville; nieces, Sherry Dubbs of Indianapolis and Sandra McDaniels of Brownsburg; great nephews and niece, Nathanael Dubbs, Joshua Dubbs, Keven McDaniels, and Shelby McDaniels.
Visitation is planned from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 13, 2023, at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon, Indiana. A Funeral Mass will follow at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 319 East South Street, in Lebanon, with Fr. Dan Duff, presiding. Interment will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lebanon.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed in Jim’s memory to the St. Joseph Catholic Church.