Robert Powell |

Robert Powell

Robert Vance Powell, 73, of Grass Valley died Monday, Oct. 30, at Mercy General Hospital in Sacramento.

In accordance with his wishes there will be no services. Burial will take place at the New Elm Ridge Cemetery.

Mr. Powell was born Sept. 11, 1933, in California, to George W. and Helen Powell. She graduated from San Jose Tech. He served in the U.S. Navy. He married Clara Jean Brown on June 25, 1960, in Placerville. He worked for Pacific Bell as an engineer for 33 years before retiring. He enjoyed gardening, and rock hounding with his sons.

He is survived by his wife, Clara Jean Powell; son, George Powell; son and daughter-in-law Robert M. and Trish Powell; daughter, Laura H. Powell; and grandsons Jacob V. and Wyatt M. Powell.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper & Weaver Mortuary.

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