James "Jimmy" Webster "Boog" Powell

- January 21, 2024

James Webster “Jimmy”, Boog” Powell, Jr., age 68, went to his heavenly home on Sunday, January 21, 2024, at Lewis Gale Medical Center, in Salem, VA.

Jimmy was born October 12, 1955, in Alleghany County to his parents, James Webster Powell, Sr. and Elta Mae Fertig Powell.

Jimmy, who affectionately was called “Boog” retired from Alleghany County Public Works after thirty years of service.

He is survived by the mother of his children, Cindy Hubbard Powell; his two sons, Jeremy (Kara) Powell of Covington, Josh (Cherie) Powell of Daleville; one daughter, Emily (Michael) Wheeler of Lyndhurst, VA; six grandchildren whom he adored, Nickolas, Benjamin, Evelyn, Caroline, Elias Powell, and Lucas Wheeler.

Jimmy enjoyed gardening and watching football. His favorite baseball team was the New York Yankees. For several years, he coached little league baseball.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, January 27, 2024, at 1:00 P.M. at Cedar Hill Cemetery with Chris Fisher officiating.   The visitation will be at the Arritt Funeral Home Chapel from 11:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.

Memorial contributions in Mr. Powell's name may be sent to the Dunlap Fire and Rescue, P.O. Box 218, Covington, VA 24426 or Alleghany Humane Society, 9319 Rich Patch Rd, Low Moor, VA 24457.

Arritt Funeral Home has been entrusted with handling his funeral arrangements.

Friends wishing to send condolences online may do so by visiting arrittfuneralhome.com.