Powers, James Larry

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James Larry Powers passed away Saturday, May 21, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family. Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Aubrey and Rosa Powers and a son, James Larry Jr.

Jim served his country in the United States Marines during the Korean Conflict. He was a Dublin police officer, Chief of Police at Radford College and a corrections officer at Bland, Floyd, Dublin and Richmond.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 55 years, Lila Sheppard Powers; two sons, Freddie and Lisa Powers, and Eric and Jennifer Powers; five grandchildren; sister, Carol Hughes; and brothers, Aubrey and Marvin Powers.

The family will receive friends from 12 until 2 p.m. on Monday, May 23, 2016 at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford. Funeral Services will begin at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Michael Collins officiating. Interment will follow will full military honors in the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Dublin.

The Powers family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford. www.mullinsfuneralhome.com