Hershel Powell, of Simpsonville, South Carolina, formerly of Sturgis

Published 9:59 am Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Feb. 13, 1940 — Feb. 4, 2019

Hershel Powell, 78, of Simpsonville, South Carolina, formerly of Sturgis, Michigan, husband of Betty Videtto Powell, died on Monday Feb. 4, 2019, while at home with his family.

Born in Batesville, Arizona, he was a son of the late Herman and Eula Stroud Powell. Mr. Powell served our country in the U.S. Army Signal Corps. in Korea.

In addition to his wife, Betty, Mr. Powell is survived by their sons, Herschel Brian Powell Jr. and his wife, Wendy, of Simpsonville, and Michael Aaron Powell of South Korea; grandchildren, London, Keegan, and Bryleigh Powell; and one sister, Doris Eileen Manley and her husband, Floyd, of Michigan.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Virgil C. Powell, and one sister, Sybil Samuels.

Heritage Funeral Home is assisting the family. Please visit CannonByrd.com for condolences.