George A. Powell, 54

George A. Powell, 54, of Atlanta, passed away at 4:45 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, at his residence. 

He was born in Wabash, on Nov. 10, 1966,  to Earl L. Powell and Mary (Miller) Powell.

George was a 1987 graduate of Southwood High School.  He married Shelley R. Gray on October 7, 1989; she survives. 
George worked as a fuel truck driver for Ceres Solution in Noblesville.  He also worked in the swine industry, for over 25 years, at Carl Swine and Kokomo Grain.  For 10 years, George was a first responder and firefighter for the Mt. Etna Fire Department.  George's favorite thing was to sit on his front porch and have a Bud Light, and he was an avid hunter and fisherman. 

George is survived by his wife, Shelley, of Atlanta; one son, Zachary (Kimberly) Powell, of Bedford; one daughter, Jenna (Clinton Myers) Scalf, of Noblesville; two brothers, John (Rebecca) Powell and Fred Powell, both of LaFontaine; one sister, Brenda (Rick) Lantz, of Paw Paw, Mich.; three grandchildren, Kellen Scalf, Lakota Maxwell and Phoenyx Maxwell. 

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021, at McDonald Funeral Homes, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 South Main Street, LaFontaine, with Donnie Garst and Kaleb d'Ombrian.  Burial will follow at Center Grove Cemetery in Lincolnville. 

Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., on Thursday, August 26, 2021, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to the Wounded Warriors Project. 

McDonald Funeral Homes, 104 South Main Street, LaFontaine, has been trusted with George's arrangements.

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Posted on 2021 Aug 24