12/16/15 - NNHS Newsletter - Warren "Poopsie" Powell
Warren Archibald Powell
Newport News High School Class of 1954
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
We have more sad news today. Warren "Poopsie" Powell, Class of 1954, brother of Margaret Powell Bryant ('59), Louise Powell ('59), and Doug Powell, passed away at home in Newport News on Wednesday, December 15, 2015.
From Jay Gunter (Ferguson HS - '66) of VA - 12/16/15, 6:03 AM - "Obituary for Warren Archibald Powell":
The Typhoon Nation and I
have lost a dear friend. Warren "Poopsie" Powell, class of 1954, passed
away on Tuesday, December 16.
Oh, Jay, I'm so sorry to hear this! You have my sincerest condolences on the loss of your friend.
From the Daily Press - 12/16/15:
Warren Archibald Powell
NEWPORT NEWS - Warren "Poopsie"
Powell died peacefully at home on Tuesday December 15, 2015.
Poopsie was a lifelong Peninsula resident and a 1954 graduate of Newport News High School. Poopsie retired from Newport News Shipbuilding after 51 years of service in October 2015.
His unending positivity, humor, and love for golf, jazz, and his Cadillac defined his every day.
He is survived by a daughter Heather Rains and son Sean Powell, two sisters Margaret Bryant and Louise Powell, a brother Doug Powell, grandsons Kent and Hunter Morton, God-daughter Tish Mitchell, and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, and close family friends.
The family will
receive friends at Peninsula Funeral Home on Thursday December 17, 2015 from
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.
The family will hold a private service at a later date.
respectfully requests that expressions of sympathy be sent to the _____ in honor
of Poopsie. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at
Our sincerest condolences are extended to Poopsie's family, friends, and classmates at this difficult time.
This information is also posted here:
Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
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Carol Buckley Harty
Nearer, My God, to Thee
Words bySarah Flower Adams (22 Feb 1805 - 14 Aug 1848), based loosely on Genesis 28:11–19,, 1841
Nearer, my God, to thee, nearer to thee!
"Nearer, My God, to Thee" midi courtesy of - well, I cannot
seem to locate that information at this time...
"Nearer, My God, to Thee" lyrics courtesy of http://www.hymnsite.com/lyrics/umh528.sht - 02/24/14
Greg Olsen Paintings courtesy of http://gregolsengallery.com – 03/15/05
Second Image of Poopsie courtesy of Marvin Barnes ('65) of VA - 12/16/15
Thank you, Marvin!
Blackwork Flowers Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.bravenet.com
Ferguson High School's Anchor clip art courtesy of
(FHS - '72) of NC
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