John Hudson Powell
(May 4, 1958 - April 29, 1998)

CRIMORA, VA – John Hudson Powell, 39, of 98 Dowell Drive, died unexpectedly on Wednesday April 29, 1998 at Augusta Medical Center, Fishersville, VA.

John was born Sunday May 4, 1958, in Waynesboro, VA, a son of the late Marvin Jenkins Powell and Margaret Ellen (Tingay) Powell.

John was an employee of Mark Martin's Auto World in Waynesboro, VA.

In addition to his mother and father, John was preceded in death by a sister, Linda Lee Powell.

Survivors include brother, Marvin Jenkins Powell, Jr. of Greenville, VA; and maternal half-sister, Carol Wilson, of Eaton Rapids, MI.

John also leaves behind many friends, including Doug Huffman, Robin Rice, Tom Woods, Steve Terry, Randy Campbell, Scratch Richard Beardsworth, Donna Beardsworth, Robert Hawk, Jimmy Wimer, Mike Pringle, Tabb Cole, Scott Rudin, Kenny Krabbenhoft, Steve and Debbie Gordon, Cheryl and Duane Austin, Daryl Landrum, Al Altizer, Kathy Huffman, and the Crimora Mines Landowner Association.

Friends of the family may call at the residence of Doug Huffman, 99 Dowell Drive, Crimora, VA (949-7484) beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday May 8, 1998.

A memorial service will be held at noon Saturday May 9, 1998 at the residence of Marvin J. Powell, Jr.

Lewis Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

[The Waynesboro News Virginian – Waynesboro, Virginia – Tuesday May 5, 1998]

NOTE (2023-05-30): On Wednesday April 29, 1998, John, 39, suffered a “MI” (Myocardial Infarction) while working as a “Mechanic” at Mark Martin's Auto World in Waynesboro, VA, and was transported to “Augusta Health Care” in “Fishersville, VA.” Upon arrival, an Emergency Room physician pronounced John “DOA” at “4:21 PM” and transferred his remains to the “Medical Examiner,” Dr. “Malcolm Tenney, Jr,” M.D., for review. Later the same day, Dr. Tenney ruled John’s death “Natural Causes” and released his remains to “Lewis Funeral Home,” 1831 E. Main St., Waynesboro, VA, for “cremation” and interment at a “family cem. plot” in “Augusta County, VA.” John “never married” and his final residence was "98 Dowell Drive, Crimora, VA 24431."

[Commonwealth of Virginia Certificate of Death (State File Number 98-017998)]