Mr. David Todd Powell, 59, of Buena Vista, GA, passed away on Thursday, February 04, 2021, at Piedmont Regional Northside Hospital. A sunset funeral service will be held at 5:30PM on Sunday, February 7, 2021, at Union United Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev. Bill Harris officiating. Family and friends may visit with Mr. Powell at Way-Watson Funeral Home in Buena Vista on Sunday, February 7, 2021, from 10:00am-2:30pm. Serving as active pallbearers will be Roland Weaver, Russell Weaver, David Wells, Brad Powell, Julian Wells, Gary Powell, Jeremy Haulk, and Carl Wells. Honorary pallbearers are Buddy Powell and John Dent. Due to Covid-19, face coverings are strongly encouraged and please practice social distancing.
Mr. Powell was born August 11, 1961, to Billy Eugene and Laverne Anthony Powell. He was a tough worker and a driven man who built the holding he was given into one that ultimately specialized in farming. Mr. Powell was a farmer who worked hard, a man who provided, a husband who loved his wife, a father who loved his children, and a great friend. A member of Union United Methodist Church, he was the owner and operator of Todd Powell Farms and Pinecrest Forest Seedling Nursery. Mr. Powell enjoyed hunting, tractors, country music, and dancing. He loved spending time with his family more than anything. He liked fast cars and in his younger years was known for his Trans-Ams. Mr. Powell enjoyed sunsets. He was preceded in death by his father.
He is survived by his wife, Deana Dews Powell; by his mother Laverne A. Powell both of Buena Vista, GA; by three daughters, Kayla Powell, Kasey Powell, and Kristy and Gavin Hicks; by a step-son, Trent and Hannah Miller and a step-daughter Taner Miller; by his brother and sister-in-law, Randy E. and Beverly Powell; by grandchildren, Kason Hawkins, C. J. Hicks and Haven Hicks; and by his niece and nephews, Brad Powell, Courtney Powell, and Bo Powell.
Way-Watson Funeral Home, 1052 Dr. Deryl Hart Road, Buena Vista, Georgia has been entrusted with these arrangements.
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