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George A. Powell

November 10, 1966 ~ August 20, 2021 (age 54)


George A. Powell, 54, of Atlanta, Indiana, passed away at 4:45 p.m. on Friday, August 20, 2021, at his residence.  He was born in Wabash, on November 10, 1966,  to Earl L. Powell and Mary (Miller) Powell.

George was a 1987 graduate of Southwood High School.  He married Shelley R. Gray on October 7, 1989; she survives.  George worked as a fuel truck driver for Ceres Solution in Noblesville.  He also worked in the swine industry, for over 25 years, at Carl Swine and Kokomo Grain.  For ten years, George was a first responder and firefighter for the Mt. Etna Fire Department.  George's favorite thing was to sit on his front porch and have a Bud-Light and he was an avid hunter and fisherman.  

George is survived by his wife, Shelley, of Atlanta, Indiana; one son, Zachary (Kimberly) Powell, of Bedford; one daughter, Jenna (Clinton Myers) Scalf, of Noblesville; two brothers, John (Rebecca) Powell and Fred Powell, both of LaFontaine; one sister, Brenda (Eric) Lantz, of Paw Paw, Michigan; three grandchildren, Kellen Scalf, Lakota Maxwell and Phoenyx Maxwell.  He is preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 27, 2021, at McDonald Funeral Homes, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 South Main Street, LaFontaine, Indiana 46940 with Donnie Garst and Kaleb d'Ombrian officiating.  Burial will follow at Center Grove Cemetery in Lincolnville.  

Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., on Thursday, August 26, 2021, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to the Wounded Warriors Project.  

McDonald Funeral Homes, 104 South Main Street, LaFontaine, Indiana, has been trusted with George's arrangements. 

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August 26, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McDonald Funeral Home
104 South Main Street
LaFontaine, IN 46940

Funeral Service
August 27, 2021

11:00 AM
McDonald Funeral Home
104 South Main Street
LaFontaine, IN 46940


Wounded Warriors Project
P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675,

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