November 23, 1942 – June 30, 2017
Ronald “Ron” Eugene Powell, 74, passed away on June 30, 2017 at Celeste Care in Llano, TX.
Ron was born November 23, 1942 in Marble Falls to the late Edith Holland and Eugene Powell of Marble Falls. He graduated from Marble Falls High School in 1961 and enlisted in the United States Navy in 1964. He married his lifelong spouse Grace Archer of Pasadena, TX in 1965 before departing for Okinawa, Japan. His only child, David Powell, was born in 1966, and his wife and son joined him in Okinawa shortly afterward. They returned to Austin, TX in 1968 where Ron worked as a billboard painter. In 1969, Ron took a job at A to Z Rental where he managed for over 30 years. Ron retired in Granite Shoals in 2002.
Ron loved to hunt and fish, and enjoyed playing golf. He enjoyed making knives from scrap material. He was very artistic and enjoyed drawing and painting. He belonged to a bowling league, and spent many evenings playing darts or pool. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends.
Ron is survived by his wife of 52 years, Grace Powell of Granite Shoals, his son, David Powell and daughter-in-law, Deanna Cravens of Denton, TX, his grandchildren, Trisha Keel, Cassidy Wilke, Jessica Wilke, and Justin Powell of Denton, TX, and Kayla Powell of Pennsylvania, his great-grandchildren Carson Wilke, Alessandra Keel, and Heidi Wilke of Denton, TX, his brothers, Scott Lusinger of Austin, TX, and Rex Lusinger of Marble Falls, TX, his sisters Alicia Fontenot and Shanna Freisz of Nederland, TX. In addition, Ron leaves many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edith Cauldwell and Eugene Powell, and his brother, Larry “Bo” Lusinger of Marble Falls, TX.
Ron was taken to Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Marble Falls, TX. A visitation is scheduled Thursday, July 6 from 6-8 pm, and his funeral will be held Friday, July 7th at 10 am at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home with Mike Mitchell officiating. A graveside service will follow. Ron will be buried at the Holland Cemetery West of Burnet, TX off Mormon Mill Road. A Reception will follow at Ron and Grace’s home in Granite Shoals.
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July 12, 2017
Remembering all the great times we had growing up as cousins!!! I am so sorry that I was out of the country and unable to attend his services. He was a gentle soul and I will miss him dearly.
July 10, 2017
To my big teddy bear Ron, thank you for the time we had with you. You kept us very entertained you were well loved and well be missed. Your room will always be your room to me. You always made me smile and always loved seeing your smile and the way you moved your ears.. My teddy bear!!!
Grace and your family, I really enjoyed being with you and your family and meeting all the family members. Grace, you always had a smile on your face that brighten up the day. I love you dearly!!
July 7, 2017
I will miss Ron. Thank you Grace for letting us at Celeste care take care of him. I will mass seeing you there to. You are a very sweet lady. Love you.
July 5, 2017
I will miss my uncle so very much. I loved him so much. He will truly be missed. Debbie slattery
July 5, 2017
Grace, I am so sorry for your loss. I only met Ron a couple of times and he was very gracious. I know he will be greatly missed. My prayers are with you and your family. Kathie Sweeten
July 4, 2017
Grace, David & Family - I'm so sorry for your loss. I loved Cousin Ron and it made me happy that he and my Dad were close. It's hard losing your loved one. Hold onto the memories and lean on your family & friends. God Bless you and RIP Cousin Ron.
July 4, 2017
I will miss my Uncle Ron's quiet knowing spirit and his wonderful chuckle. I always found it very peaceful to be in his presence and am so hopeful that he has found true peace.
Love, Regina Archer
July 2, 2017
He will be missed.Butch and I will be away.So sorry to miss this.So much has happened to you,please take care of your self. Love you, Jan and Butch Sayers