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“Rich was friends with everyone. He was always the same no matter when or where you saw him. We had some fun times together with our church group. ...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Susie (Phillips) Petru - MO

“Cathy, I was shocked to hear that Rich had passed away. I'm so sorry for your loss. Rich was special. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Ron Aubrecht - Coworker

“Cathy,I am so sorry for your loss of your beloved husband. I am praying for strength, comfort and peace for you as you grieve. You are in my...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Patricia Hanson - Garland, TX

“Rest in peace, dear cousin. I'm sure you were welcomed with open arms. Tell them you and I spoke of them often with love. God Bless you and your...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Kathi Duree - Magnolia, TX

“Guy full of spunk! You're smile, jokes and music trivia will be greatly missed. May you rest in peace Starbucks buddy! ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Julia Espinoza - Fort Worth, TX

“I will always remember Rich for his kind nature and his perpetual smile. The stories he shared, especially about his cats, always left me smiling...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Daniel Hale - TX - Friend

“Rich was a great guy, always smiling and willing to talk about most anything. He was an avid reader and a music fan and a great guy to know. We will...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: John Green - Fort Worth, TX

“I always remember you Rich as a mentor & criend. My sincere condolences to the family. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Keith Glasby


Richard Lee Powers of Imperial, Missouri passed away May 4, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 63 years. He was born April 15, 1954 in St. Louis, Missouri the son of the late Elmer Ray Powers and Clydia (Shriver) Powers of Lesterville, Missouri.
On July 23, 1994 he was united in marriage to Mary Catherine Jablonski who survives and resides in Imperial, Missouri. Also surviving are his children; Jennifer Tucker and husband, Jeff of St. Louis, Missouri, and Steven Powers also of St. Louis, Missouri, his brother, Ken Powers and partner, Rob Endicott of St. Louis, Missouri, three grandchildren; Andrew, Noah, and Mason Tucker of St. Louis, as well as a host of other relatives and many, many friends.
Richard was a proud graduate of Roosevelt High School in St. Louis, a member of the class of 1972. He had a varied business career, working for General American Life Insurance Company, a railroad engineer for Missouri Pacific, and a project estimator for the Trane Corporation. He was a kind man, a friend to many, with a marvelous sense of humor. He loved to laugh and had a remarkable ability for storytelling. His friendships lasted a lifetime. He loved music, sports, history, genealogy, playing darts and spending time with his friends. Above all he loved his family dearly and liked nothing better than family gatherings.