Russell A. Powell, enjoyed woodworking

April 5, 2021

Russell A. Powell of Millsboro passed away Wednesday, March 16, 2021.

Russ worked for Boeing Vertol in Philadelphia, Pa., for 35-plus years until his retirement in early 2000. He also helped his wife Donna for 25 years in her dance studio, located in Vineland, N.J., where he was her “Music Man” and accountant. Russ loved to work with wood, building model cars/trucks, and his train village he had for many years.

Russ had a passion for being on the ocean and fishing, whether with one of his sons or his grandchildren. Russ also liked travel, which he did in his younger years, with his wife Donna. Above all, he cherished time spent with those he held most dear. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend, who will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Russ was predeceased by his loving wife Donna; grandson Michael Jr. (Buddy); and his daughter-in-law, Susan. He is survived by his sons: Edward Powell of Millville, N.J., and Michael Powell (Alechia) of Providence, N.C.; his grandchildren: Tiffany, Dakoda and Alexis (Nino); and his great-grandchildren: Chello and Novaia.

Services will be private. Arrangements were entrusted with Norris Funeral Services Inc. and Crematory, Danville, Va.

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