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Richard Harry POWELL, II

January 18, 1949 ~ January 4, 2021 (age 71)


Richard Harry POWELL, II, 71, of Mills, PA, formerly of Pen Argyl, died Monday, January 4, 2021 at his home.  

Born January 18, 1949, in Easton, he was the son of Richard H. and Betty Jane Jones Powell.  On April 14, 1967, in Wind Gap, he married the former Margaret L. “Peggy” Reese, who survives.  

A graduate of Pen Argyl High School, he was employed by Schwerman Trucking Co. in Nazareth and PennDOT in Easton.  He owned an autobody shop, Powell’s Automotive and Trucking, in Pen Argyl until his retirement.  Richard was a member of the NRA.  An avid hunter, he lived for deer season.  

Surviving besides his wife, Peggy, are:  two children, Derek (Stacy) Powell of East Bangor and Courtney (Andy) Bank of Shawnee on Delaware;  a grandson, Evan Powell of East Bangor;  two sisters, Cathy (Chick) Ciccarelli of Delabole and Laurie (Jack) Hartzel of Nazareth;  nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by parents.  

Services will be private.  Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.  

Arrangements are under the direction of Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Crematory, Ulysses, PA.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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