Richard Arden Powell, 85, of Ashtabula, passed away peacefully March 30, 2019 at UH- Geauga Medical Center.
He was born February 8, 1934 in Ashtabula the son of the late Samuel and Inez (Randall) Powell, and he remained a lifelong area resident. Richard married Sue Ann Stitt in Jefferson in 1974.
Dick was a truck driver for LTL Trucking for 33 years before his retirement in 1989.In his younger years Dick enjoyed hunting and fishing.. He was an avid motorcycle rider and was a member of the Scarlet Rangers Motorcycle Club. He was also a longtime member of the East Ashtabula Club.
Richard is survived by his wife, Sue; daughters, Gail (Jeff) Kent, and Ellen Kingensmith; step-children, Brenda Blenman, Steven (Tanya) Woodworth, Bonnie Woodworth, and Melinda (Danny) Edixon; as well as many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A family celebration of Richards's life will be held at the convenience of the family.
Ducro Funeral Services and Crematory, 4524 Elm Ave., Ashtabula is handling arrangements. Online obituary and condolences at www.ducro.com