David L. Powell

1945 - 2019

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David L. Powell, 74, of Benton Ridge passed away at 10:22am on Friday, November 29, 2019, at St. Catherine's Manor of Findlay. He was born on January 29, 1945, in McComb, OH to the late Francis and Elnora (Meyer) Powell. He married Diana Watkins on June 4, 1965, and she survives. David is also survived by his son, Dana Powell of Findlay; his daughters: Kim (Mark) Welch of Rawson, and Terri Powell of Findlay; his brother, Chuck (Martha) Powell of Ottawa; his grandchildren: Sydney, Danielle, and Sammy Powell, Jacob (Drew) Miller, and Cheyenne Welch; and his great-grandchildren: Zayden, Camden, and Waylon. David retired from Cooper Tire & Rubber Company in 1995. His passion was farming, which he did for many years, and he also enjoyed sprint car racing. A funeral service will be held at 2:00pm on Monday, December 2, 2019, at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, Findlay, where visitation will be held for 3 hours (11:00am-2:00pm) prior to the service. Pastor Michael Spann will officiate and burial will be in Benton Ridge Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Sojourn at Seneca, 50 St. Lawrence Drive, Tiffin, OH 44883 and/or St. Catherine's Manor of Findlay, 2101 Greendale Avenue. Online condolences may be expressed at www.coldrencrates.com.


Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME [Map]
    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840
    Monday, December 2nd 2019 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

  • Funeral Service:

    Monday, December 2nd 2019 - 2:00 PM

  • Service Location:

    COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME [Map]
    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

  • Final Resting Place:

    Benton Ridge Cemetery [Map]
    11016 TR 125
    Benton Ridge, Ohio 45816

  • Contributions:

    Sojourn at Seneca - Powell
    50 St. Lawrence Drive
    Tiffin, Ohio 44883

    St. Catherine's Manor - Powell
    2101 Greendale Avenue
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

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To : Diana and Family
Date :Saturday, November 30th 2019
From : Traci woodyard
I only knew David for a short time at st. Catherine’s but I could tell he was a gentle and caring person . It was a pleasure taking care of him even if it was for a short time . I’m sending many prayers and peace for your family .




To : Terri
Date :Monday, December 2nd 2019
From : James Kersh
Sorry for your loss Terri , my Condolences to you and your family.



To : Diana and Family
Date :Monday, December 2nd 2019
From : Mark Judy Shick
Diana and Family, We send our deepest sympathy to you all. We know how difficult the journey has been. We pray for your peace knowing that David is now at peace.



To : Dana family
Date :Monday, December 2nd 2019
From : Dale Deb Treier
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family on the recent passing of your father.



To : Powell Family
Date :Monday, December 2nd 2019
From : Brian Schumacher
Dave was a good man and I remember him well. I was very shocked to see he had passed away. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of your family.



To : Powell Family
Date :Tuesday, December 3rd 2019
From : Jon Switzer
My sincere condolences on David's passing and strength to the family during this time of grief.



To : Kim family
Date :Friday, November 29th 2019
From : Suzanne Michelsen Powell
Kim & family,
I’m so sorry for your loss. Please know that many love, care & are praying for you during this very difficult time.




To : Kim and Family
Date :Friday, November 29th 2019
From : Sally Siferd-Conrad
You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I know this is a very difficult time but know you are not alone.



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