Albert "Jack" Powers, age 97, of Blue Ridge, Virginia was very well thought of in the area. He was a devoted husband to his wife Edna, father to his children and grand father to his grandchildren. He was active in so many ways. He was employed by Norfolk and Southern Rail Road for a while, before continuing his career with Holdren's Appliance, where he later retired.
He was a part-time farmer and loved his cows, making hay and gardening with his wife Edna and son and daughter in-law,, Carl and louise. One of his favorite hobbies was coon hunting but most of all he enjoyed going to the Hollins and Spring Lake Stock Yards.
He will be missed by his loving wife Edna, his children and grandchildren. We know he wanted to go to his heavenlly home and he's happy now.
The family will receive friends Sunday, December 1, 2019 Lotz Vinton Chapel from 6-8 p.m. A service will be held on December 2, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Lotz Vinton Chapel interment will be at Shady Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The American Heart Association.
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