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Calvin G. Powell
Calvin George Powell, 66, went to be with the Lord on Friday, December 17, 2021 at Holston Valley Medical Center. He was a people person and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Calvin loved riding and raising racking horses. He spent his free time at his barn, working the horses and watching his grandchildren ride. He will be greatly missed by many.
Calvin is preceded in death by his parents, Jason Walter and Nora Lee Powell and several siblings. He is survived by his wife, Donna; daughters, Sarah and husband Ivan Light of Sullivan Gardens, Amanda and husband Andrew Williams of Limestone; six granddaughters, Gracie, Sophie, Hadley, Charley, Whitley and Whitney; brother, Earl and wife Charma Powell, of Kingsport; special friends, Glenn Roller, Larry Housewright, and James Arnold.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, December 19, 2021 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Fall Branch, with the funeral service to follow at 7:00pm, with Rev. Dan Dolen officiating, with music provided by Roy Dolen, Traci Taylor, Jason Webb and Stephen Cavin.
The family will have a private burial.
Please visit www.hamlettdobson.com to leave an online condolence for the Powell family.
To all of you: Just learning of the loss of Calvin. I'm so sorry to hear of your great loss. Calvin was my first cousin. I'm the youngest child of uncle Jason's sister, Hazel. I guess I haven't seen Calvin since Uncle Jason's passing. I had heard about a spring reunion and was so looking forward to seeing everyone. Lord willing, maybe we can still have a reunion.
May the Lord strengthen and heal you all during your times of grief.
Georgia Greer Jan 10 2022 11:52 AM
To Calvin's wife,children ,grandchildren and Earl:So sorry for your loss.My heart goes out to you.Calvin was my 1st cousin.He was definitely a Powell.Enjoyed the video.He was clearly loved and will be missed.Wish we all could have had time together. You are in my prayers. Phyllis Whisnant Smith.
Phyllis Smith Dec 30 2021 6:29 PM
I am so sorry for your loss. Your family is in my prayers.
Jo Arnold Dec 21 2021 10:44 PM
Just heard of his passing,so sorry to hear about...Calvin was such a good man! Many prayers to Donna,his children, and entire family...God bless 🙏❤️
Roger and Claudene Haney Dec 20 2021 7:12 PM
Donna & family, I'm so sorry for your loss. I knew Calvin & his parents since I was very young. His parents and mine were friends. Every time I saw him, he always had a smile on his face. You all are in my prayers.
Joyce Ward Dec 19 2021 2:32 PM
Donna and Family, Rick and I are so sorry for your loss. Calvin was a good man. We will never forget his kindness he shown , our son Josh! You and the girls are in our Thoughts and Prayers. We love you!! Love , Rick and Susan Light
Susan Light Dec 19 2021 12:35 PM
"So sorry to hear of the passing of Calvin. Prayers for your family in this most difficult time."
Barry Carr Dec 19 2021 10:28 AM
A candle was lit in memory of Calvin Powell
Barry Carr Dec 19 2021 10:26 AM
Donna and family, so sorry to hear about Calvin, he has always been a good friend since high school and always been a good friend to his neighbors and friends. Love and prayers Vickie
Vickie Hubbard Dec 19 2021 10:15 AM
I grew up in church with Calvin. He, Clyde Surgoner, Jerry Barnett, and I would spend Sundays between services riding around going to eat and having fun until Church started Sunday night. great memories. My condolences to his family
Leighton B. Roberts "Buddy" Dec 19 2021 9:48 AM