John A. Powell, 64, of New Martinsville, WV passed away Friday, February 2, 2018, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

He was born May 5, 1953 in New Martinsville, WV, the son of the late John A. and Sarah Anderson Powell.

John was a retired coal miner and self-employed painting contractor; a member of the Bridge Street Church of Christ and Moose Lodge 931 of New Martinsville.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters, Penny Powell, Judith Hess and Sharon Sue Pancake; and a beloved stepson, Timothy Price.

John is survived by his loving wife, Donna K. Price Powell; sisters, Faye A. Skinner of New Martinsville, Sandra K. Minor of Charleston, and Joyce (Bill) Caputo of Middlebourne; also, special friend, Dave Davis; many nieces and nephews.

Private services will be held at Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory 751 Third St. New Martinsville with Evangelist Paolo Di Luca officiating.

Interment in Northview Cemetery.

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