Robert “Bob” Bruce Powers
A Private Family service will be held for Robert “Bob” Bruce Powers age 93 of Branson, Missouri under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home in Branson. Burial will be at a later date in Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield, Mo.
He passed away on June 15, 2020 at his home in Branson.
Bob was born on April 18, 1927 in Gary, Indiana the son of Maurice and Margaret White Powers. He was a retired teacher and coach and retired from College of The Ozarks in 1996. He was a graduate of S.M.S. College in Springfield, Missouri. He was united in marriage to Joan Decker on May 24, 1951 in Waynesville, Missouri and to this union was born eight children.
He is survived by his wife Joan Powers of the home; 8 children; Bruce Powers (Becky) of High Hill, Missouri, Beth Gillispie (John) of Branson, Missouri, Jeff Powers (Tara) of Cedar Hill, Texas, Brian Powers of Branson, Missouri, Lori Johnson (Don) of Nixa, Missouri, Sally Meadows (Doug) of Branson, Missouri, Leslie DeJonge (David) of Ozark, Missouri and Sara Vejraska (Joe) of Branson, Missouri, 28 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister.
The family will receive friends at the Powers residence on Friday, June 19, 2020 at 3:00 PM.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital or the Shriner’s Hospital For Children.
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