William Shakespeare Powell, age 81 of Tullahoma passed away Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at Harton Regional Medical Center.
Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 1 PM at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 11 AM until the service time.
He was a U S Navy veteran and a retired United Airlines Pilot. Mr. Powell enjoyed working on his computer and maintained a data base for retired and active United Airlines Pilots. He enjoyed spending time with family and helping other people.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, William S. Powell Jr. and one sister, Janet Bernice Powell.
Mr. Powell is survived by his wife, Brenda Russell Powell of Tullahoma; one son, Virgil Wilson Powell and his wife, Denise of Lenoir City, TN ; one brother, John N. Powell and his wife, Marti of Cleveland, TN; two sisters, Mary Ann Rhodes of Brentwood, TN and Margaret Elizabeth Powell of Loudon, TN; one granddaughter, Katherine Gail Powell of Warrington, PA; one step son, Charles Lemay and his wife, Judy of Nashville and one step daughter, Cynthia Lemay Thom and her husband Scott of Hendersonville.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial donations be made to Coffee County Lannom Memorial Public Library, 312 N. Collins Street, Tullahoma, TN. 37388.
Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.