Mr. Robert “Bob” Green Powell, 66, of Huntingdon, Tennessee passed away Saturday February 18, 2023 after a long illness.
Memorial services will be conducted 11:30AM Saturday February 25, 2023 in the Chapel of Dilday-Carter Funeral Home. Dr. Tim Atkins officiating.
The family will receive friends at Dilday-Carter Funeral Home on Saturday from 10:30AM until 11:30AM.
Bob was a 1974 graduate of Huntingdon High School. He then earned his Bachelor’s Degree in mathematics from the University of Tennessee and a Master’s Degree in mathematics from Virginia Tech. He taught math at Concord University in West Virginia for a time, then worked as an actuary for Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance in Jackson, Mississippi. He retired from Southern Farm as a Product Development Manager. The past few years Bob could be seen riding his electric scooter around town.
Bob was preceded in death by his father Robert Powell, Sr. and a special cousin, Suzanne L Shackelford.
He is survived by his mother Barbara Powell; sister Angie (Lee) Tipton; brother Tommy (Janet) Powell; nephews Matt Tipton, Clay Tipton, Nathan Powell; nieces Amanda Powell Pruitt and Katie Tipton Parham.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Triple A St Jude Team and can be dropped off at Dilday-Carter Funeral Home or mailed to Dilday-Carter Funeral Home 650 High Street Huntingdon, Tennessee 38344.
The family expresses a heartfelt thank you to the staff of Huntingdon Health and Rehabilitation Center and devoted friends Benny Roberts and James Ezell for their compassionate care of Bob.
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