Lawrence E. Powers


(Sept. 4, 2004)

A graveside service will be held at Crown Hill Cemetery Friday, Sept. 10 at 11 a.m. for Lawrence E. (Larry) Powers, 88, who died Saturday, Sept. 4 at West Park Long Term Care Center in Cody.

He was born Oct. 1, 1915, in Larned, Kans., to Ancil Powers and Florence (Evans) Powers. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He married Georgina Lee Brown in Kearny, N.J.

The couple farmed near Ralston for many years. They built a new log home on their property in Ralston. Following their retirement from farming they moved to Powell and later to Cody. He also worked for the National Park Service at Lake and Mammoth for numerous years.

He is survived by several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Georgina; a son, Richard Paul Powers, who was killed in Vietnam in 1969; and a daughter, Candy Lee Powers.