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Joseph Earl Powell

January 28, 1928 July 11, 2019
Joseph Earl Powell
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Obituary for Joseph Earl Powell

Joseph Earl Powell, 91, of Smithfield, KY, passed away on July 11, 2019, at Baptist Health in Louisville, KY. He was born on January 28, 1928, in Turners Station, KY to the late Julian and Mamie Alice Neal Powell.
Joseph served his country proudly in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was a Colonel with the Black Mudd Fire Department in Louisville, KY. Joseph retired from Town and Country Ford as a New Car Service Manager. After retiring Joseph enjoyed tending and taking care of his farm in Smithfield, KY. His beloved family was his focus and he truly enjoyed every moment he had with them.
He leaves to mourn his passing, his wife of sixty-seven years, Helen C. Greear Powell of Smithfield, KY; his children, Darius Patrick Powell and his wife Kitty of Goshen, KY and Rhonda Celenza and her husband Joe of Park Ridge, IL; two sisters, Juanita Sanders of Turners Station, KY and Marilyn Horn of Smithfield, KY; three grandchildren, Mason Powell and his wife Kristi of Louisville, KY, Brett Powell and his wife Sitha of Louisville, KY and Mia Celenza of Park Ridge, IL; one great-granddaughter, Kennedy Morgan Powell, and a host of family and friends all of whom will miss him dearly.
Joseph is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, William “Bill” Randolph Powell, and Lorenzo “L.B.” B. Powell.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

15

Jul

5:00 PM 7/15/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7/15/2019 8:00:00 PM
Ransdell Funeral Home

7101 Campbellsburg Road
Campbellsburg, KY 40011

Ransdell Funeral Home
7101 Campbellsburg Road Campbellsburg 40011 KY
United States

Visitation

Tuesday

16

Jul

9:00 AM 7/16/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 7/16/2019 11:00:00 AM
Ransdell Funeral Home

7101 Campbellsburg Road
Campbellsburg, KY 40011

Ransdell Funeral Home
7101 Campbellsburg Road Campbellsburg 40011 KY
United States

Service

Tuesday

16

Jul

11:00 AM 7/16/2019 11:00:00 AM
Ransdell Funeral Home

7101 Campbellsburg Road
Campbellsburg, KY 40011

With his son Joseph Patrick Powell officiating the services.

Ransdell Funeral Home
7101 Campbellsburg Road Campbellsburg 40011 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Port Royal Cemetery Final Resting Place

0000
Port Royal, KY 40058

0000 Port Royal 40058 KY
United States
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