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L. Douglas Powell

September 14, 1954 - July 13, 2017

Burial Date July 16, 2017

Family and friends will be received Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.

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Douglas Powell, 62, of Mayport, died Thursday evening, July 13, 2017 at his residence. He was born September 14, 1954 in Fort Gordon, Georgia, during his parent’s military enlistment. He was a son of the late Laird H. and Esther Jane (Yeaney) Powell. He was married on October 4, 1975 to Roxie Diane (Myers) and she preceded him in death on December 11, 2006.

Doug was a former supervisor at Rola Jensen and sales manager at Miller Brothers Furniture. In 1991 he started his own furniture business, Freedom Furniture in North Freedom.

He is survived by three children, Erica Mingle and her husband Ed of Punxsutawney, Charley Powell of Mayport and Marci Reitz and her husband Adam of Mayport, eight grandchildren, Briana, Madison and Kaelee Mingle, Keilei and Kolby Reitz, Case, Avia and Tayvin Powell, and a brother, Donald S. Powell and his wife Candi of Ringgold, and two nieces, Taylor Powell of Pittsburgh and Jordyn Powell of Ringgold.

He was preceded in death by both his parents, and his wife Roxie.

Family and friends will be received Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 the Alcorn Funeral Home in Hawthorn. Funeral services will be held on Sunday July 16, 2017 at 4 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Ken Duffee officiating.

Interment will be in the North Freedom Cemetery, Ringgold Twp., Jefferson County.