Davis-Morris Funeral Home

800 Center Ave, Brownwood, TX


Ricky L. Powers

May 28, 1953January 8, 2020

Ricky Leon Powers, 66, of Brownwood, Texas, passed away on January 8, 2020.

Rick was born in Clovis, New Mexico on May 28, 1953. He attended school in White Deer, Texas and graduated from Pampa High School in Pampa, Texas. He was active in the Pampa High School Drama program where he performed in several One-Act plays. Rick went on to graduate from Electrical and Refrigeration Trade School in Amarillo, Texas.

Rick was well-known for his cooking talent. He worked as a cook at Tom’s Country Inn where he got his nickname, “Burner.” Rick later became a tattoo artist and owned Burner’s Piercing and Tats Too, in Brownwood, Texas.

He is preceded in death by Tom Powers of White Deer, Texas and Dwaine Mercer of Pampa, Texas.

Rick is survived by his loving wife Linda Powers and daughter Julie Gray and husband Donald, Port Lavaca, Texas; son Jimmy Collins, Pearland, Texas; Aunt Penny Zavala. Grandchildren, Brianna Collins, Alicia Villarreal and great grandchild IzzaBella Brannon.

Rick is survived by his mother, Mary Nan Mercer, Pampa, Texas, his sister Barbara Ann Thomas and husband Stephen Thomas, Pampa, Texas. His nieces and nephews Bart Thomas and wife Lesa, Zach Thomas and wife Maritzabel, Katina Taylor. Great nieces and nephews; Taylor, Ty and Trey Thomas, Brooke Lepard, Christian, Valentina and Sienna Thomas, Isaiah, Mason and Zoë Taylor.

Rick was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, Uncle and friend. He was proud of his family and had many photos and stories to prove it. His humor and love will be cherished by all.

In loving memory of Rick please donate to your favorite charity.

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Raymond Hood

January 12, 2020

You will be missed Burner My Dad thought alot of you You will be missed

Debbie Cook-Darby

January 12, 2020

Burner was the one that got me started cooking at the County In Steakhouse. He was such a great guy. I ran into him a few years ago and he was still the same. RIP my friend you will be missed

Butch and Chery Lanham

January 11, 2020

Our hearts go out to the family of Rick! He was a very loving and fun person. I pray you find comfort in the coming days! Love you

Ida May Powers

January 10, 2020

Ricky--so full of stories and sage takes on life!!
A loving family man, a cheerleader of all sports that included his family!! He is appreciated for his talents and his love of his friends and family.
I will remember his laugh and good humor!!
Much love to his family!!❤
Ida May Powers

Sam Scarborough

January 9, 2020

Always enjoyed our visits at Chili's over the years. Rest easy Rickey.