Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


April 9, 2013

John Michael Powers 1964-2013

ASHLAND — John Michael Powers, 49, of Ashland, passed away April 6, 2013, in King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland following a sudden illness.  

He was born March 6, 1964, in Huntington, W.Va., to Phillip and Donna Stapleton Powers of Ashland.  

John was a licensed master electrician and was employed by Progress Rail. He was a member of the Kentucky Bike Association and American Legion Post 76.  

Those left to cherish his memory include his parents; his life partner, Barbara Powers of Ashland; his daughter, Johnie Marie “Moe” Powers of Orlando, Fla.; a brother, Jack Richard Powers and wife Paula of Ashland; and a host of loving family and friends.   

A memorial service will be at 8 p.m. Thursday at Steen Funeral Home-Central Avenue Chapel in Ashland.  

Family will receive friends after 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, friends may make contributions in his memory to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 21903, Lexington, KY 40522.  

Condolences may be sent to steenfuneralhome.com.

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