William G. “Bill” Powell, Jr.
William G. “Bill” Powell, Jr. 76, of Decatur, passed away Sunday, March 10, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his family. Bill was born on February 9, 1943 in Decatur, Illinois, son of William and Betty (Burke) Powell. He married Judith Lane in November of 1961.
Bill was a member of the Carpenters local 742 for over 55 years. He loved playing golf, watching horse racing and training, football, and traveling. He was as easy going as they come
Bill is survived by his wife Judith; daughter Tammie Bakunas and her husband Justin; son Tim Powell and wife Cindy; sisters Nancy McIntyre and Judy Gehrken; two granddaughters Amanda Mosley, husband Michael and Raegan Powell; four great-grandchildren, Brightin, Adalynn, and Colson Mosley; and Asher Powell.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents
Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 15, 2019 at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Mount Zion. A committal service will be held following the visitation at Graceland Cemetery. A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family would like condolences sent to St. Jude’s or The Humane Society. The family request everyone to dress casually.