Allen E. Powell, 62


Allen Powell, 62, passed away in his home, surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018.

He was born Aug. 29, 1956, in Lewes, Del., son of Lois Powell Valli and Allen “Mac” Powell. A lifelong resident of Ocean View, Del., he graduated from Indian River High School in 1974.

He worked at G&E, then in route sales for UTZ and just retired from Frito-Lay. Powell was a dedicated, hard-working man who always provided and put his family first.

He enjoyed boating, the drive-on beach, riding his Harley, being home working in the yard and a cold beer on his deck. He was a simple, kind, loving, gentle, strong, sweet man of few words, who will be greatly missed by his family.

Powell is survived by his wife, Janet; his children, Stacey Hart, Sean Powell, Sara Powell, Caroline Powell and Rachel and Ross Eaton; grandchildren, Marlin Hart, Vivian and Violet Powell; sister, Jane Powell; and nieces, Leah, Kara and Brionna.

A memorial service was held Oct. 30, 2018, at Melson Funeral Services, with a graveside service on Oct. 31 in Mariners Bethel U.M.C. Cemetery, both in Ocean View, Del.

Condolences may be sent online at www.melsonfuneralservices.com.