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Albert Powers

Albert Owen "Buster" Powers Sr.

Friday, December 21st, 1928 - Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Mr. Albert Owen "Buster" Powers, Sr., age 90, of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life on December 21, 1928, in Rising Sun, Indiana, the loving son of the late, Carl and Beulah (Wainscott) Powers. He was raised in Dearborn, Ohio and Switzerland County, Indiana and attended school in Rising Sun, Indiana. At the young age of 23, Buster was inducted into the United States Army on April 30, 1951, in Indianapolis, Indiana, serving during the Korean War. He received the Korean Service Medal with three bronze service stars, United National Service Medal for Korea and the Combat Infantryman Badge. Buster was honorably discharged with the rank of Private First Class on January 29, 1953, in Fort Riley, Kansas. Buster was united in marriage on February 20, 1954, in Vevay, Indiana, to the late, Jerrie A. Scranton. This happy union was blessed with a daughter, Dianna and four sons, Albert, Dennis, Mark and Michael. Buster and Jerrie shared 38 years of marriage together until she passed away on February 13, 1992. Buster was employed for General Motors in Norwood, Ohio, retiring in 1989, after 23 1/2 years of service. Buster farmed all of his life in Vevay, Indiana, where he raised tobacco and milked cows. Buster was a member of the National Farmers Organization, National Rifle Association and the Madison Moose Lodge No. 765. He was a lifetime member of the Vevay VFW Post #5396. Buster was a member of the Markland Baptist Church and later attended Long Run Baptist Church. Later on, Buster moved his membership to Riverview Baptist Church then to Switzerland Baptist Church and later back to Riverview Baptist Church. He enjoyed traveling, deer hunting, fishing, being outdoors and playing his jaw harp. Buster loved the idea of flying and took flying lessons and received his learners permit. Buster will be deeply missed by his loving family. Buster passed away at 7:54 p.m., Sunday, March 10, 2019, at the Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay, Indiana.

Albert will be remembered by his daughter, Dianna Powers of Markland, IN; his sons, Albert O. Powers, Jr. and his wife, Angela of Vevay, IN, Dennis Powers of Bloomington, IN, Mark Powers and his wife, Patty of Madison, IN and Michael Powers and his wife, Kandy of Moorefield, IN; his grandchildren, Ashley Powers, Emily Lovins and her husband, Troy, Kim Kent, Kathy Kent and her wife, Shaunte McCool-Kent, Robert Gilbert, Braxton Powers and his wife, Sammy, Coltin Powers and his wife, Katie, Amber Powers, Andrew Powers and Courtney Powers; his great-grandchildren, Harlan, Woodrow and Reba; his 5-step-great-grandchildren; his 3-step-great-great-grandchildren; his sisters, Lulu Belle Thomas and her husband, Donald of Patriot, IN and Ruby Delores Rowlett of Madison, IN; his several nieces and nephews and his neighbor and friend, Mardell Pike of Vevay, IN.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Beulah (Wainscott) Powers; his wife, Jerrie A. (Scranton) Powers, died February 13, 1992; his granddaughter, Danielle Nicole Powers, died December 10, 2018; his brothers, Carl William and Omer Stewart Powers; his sister, Georgia Marie Powell-McDole; his daughter-in-law, Annetta "Bernice" (Kee) Powers, died January 15, 2019 and his step-grandson, Douglas Gilbert.

Friends may call 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Saturday, March 16, 2019, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, March 17, 2019, at 1:00 p.m., by Pastor Joe Lamson at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.

Interment and full military rites will be conducted by the Honor Guard of the Vevay American Legion Post #185 and the Vevay VFW Post #5396 in the Grandview Memorial Gardens, Madison, Indiana.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Riverview Baptist Church, Hebron Baptist Church or Charity of the Donor's Choice. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, March 16th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Saturday, March 16th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home
    Address
    208 Ferry Street
    VEVAY, IN 47043
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  • Service

    Sunday, March 17th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Sunday, March 17th, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home
    Address
    208 Ferry Street
    VEVAY, IN 47043
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    Officiant
    Pastor Joe Lamson
  • Interment

    Location
    Grandview Memorial Gardens
    Address
    9306 North US 421
    MADISON, IN
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  • Reception

    Location
    Hebron Baptist Church
    Address
    6968 North Graham Road
    MADISON, IN 47250
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Grandpa I will miss you very much, but the thought of you being reunited with grandma gives me joy I love you!
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