Clain “Hoot” Powell, Jr.

HootClain “Hoot” Allen Powell, Jr., 85, of Goshen, Virginia died Monday, February 17, 2020 at Augusta Health in Fishersville, VA.

He was born July 14, 1934 in Bells Valley, VA, the son of the late Clain Allen Powell, Sr. and Ida Mae Patterson Powell.

Hoot was formerly employed as a roofer.  He was the official only member of the Bells Valley Worship Center.

Hoot is survived by his wife, Edith Mae Robertson Powell of Goshen; children, Linda Bethel and husband Dallas of Millboro, Sophia Shiplett and husband Pete of New Hope, Steward “Squeakie” Powell and wife Glenda of Staunton; grandchildren, Richard Bethel and wife Carrie, Kimberly Nieman and husband Jesse, Justin Stone; 12 great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; special nieces, Libby Morris, Sandy Campbell, Jeanette Adkins, Shelly Sensabaugh; and special friend, Ronnie Campbell.

He was preceded in death by 17 brothers and sisters.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m., Friday, February 21, 2020 at the Bells Valley Worship Center with Pastor Claudette Wilcher officiating, and Pastor Wayne Conners assisting. Interment will be in Craigsville Community Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Mike Robertson, Chester Burke, Chris Robertson, A.W. Wilhelm, Robert Robertson, Wayne Powell, Jerry Moore, and Darrel Cobb.  Honorary pallbearers will be Rusty Ingram, Adam Robertson, Clinton Robertson, JT Via, Ty Bethel, Vaden Lewis, Xavier Clain Lewis, Brandon Stone, Owen Nieman, Doug Cobb, and Dale Michael.

The family will receive friends the night before from 6 – 7 p.m. at Craigsville Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions can be made in lieu of flowers to the Goshen Fire Department or Rescue Squad.

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1 Response to Clain “Hoot” Powell, Jr.

  1. Tina Stuples Burnette, JR, Clayton,&Ashleigh says:

    So sorry for the loss of Hoot. He always tried to keep us kids in line and behave but laughed with us too. I grew up with being part of the family and I was so lucky to have them all in my life and my kids lives. Sending all our love and prayers.

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