Talmadge W POWELL
December 15, 1944 – January 29, 2020
Talmadge W. Powell, age 75 of Irondale, AL passed away on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. He was a loving father and grandfather who was very much loved and will be greatly missed. Mr. Powell served his country proudly in the U.S. Marine Corp. While serving as a Corporal in Quantico, VA he maintained and serviced the Presidential helicopter where he flew with President Lyndon B. Johnson and later was awarded the Presidential Service Badge. After serving his country he became an electrician, worked his way up to Master Electrician and retired from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 136 with over 30 years of service. He enjoyed hiking, fishing, loved to read and write songs, and his greatest accomplishment was the invention of an ergonomically-correct “Hammer-Crowbar” that he had patented. Mr. Powell was preceded in death by his parents, Woodrow and Mary Alice Butts Powell; a brother, Kenneth Powell; and a younger sister, Susan Powell. He is survived by his loving daughter, Jeannie Stacer and her husband, Darryl Stacer; a son, Cassidy Kaiser and his wife, Stephanie Kaiser; grandchildren, Emma Stacer, Lucas Stacer, Logan Stacer, Cailon Tawbush, Conner Mullenix, Lelia Kaiser, and Creak Kaiser. A visitation will be held on Sunday evening, February 2, 2020 at Ridout’s Trussville Chapel from 5 to 8 PM followed by graveside services on Monday, February 3rd beginning at 11 AM in Forest Hill Cemetery with U.S. Marine Corp Military Honors. Rev Charlie Simmons will officiate services. The family would like to express their gratitude to his doctors, nurses, and home health caregivers for their loving care of Mr. Powell.
- Visitation Sunday, February 2, 2020
- Graveside Service Monday, February 3, 2020
Talmadge W POWELL
February 1, 2020
My loving father my best friend the best grandfather anybody could ever wish for. My dad was the most generous man on on this Earth, he cared for everybody in his family and loved them so very much. He would help strangers on the side of the street even if they ran out of gas. He was the most wonderful man and lovable person. I will miss picking up the phone and having a conversation with him. Dad i love you so much and i will always love you until i see you in heaven! I miss you dad so very much. I wish i could talk to you one more time and tell you i love you and you give me one more big bear hug. Your loving daughter Jeannie!