Robert An­drew Pow­ers

Cecil Whig - - & -

Robert An­drew Pow­ers, age 71, of Elk­ton, MD, passed away on Tues­day, Oc­to­ber 25, 2016. Born in Elk­ton on June 4, 1945, he was the son of the late Elmer S. and Cather­ine Burns Pow­ers.

Mr. Pow­ers re­tired from ACME Mar­kets af­ter 37 years of ser­vice. Af­ter re­tire­ment, he worked for Ce­cil County Pub­lic Schools as a cus­to­dian at Thom­son Es­tates El­e­men­tary School, re­tir­ing in 2016. Mr. Pow­ers was a mem­ber of State Line Bap­tist Church, Ris­ing Sun, MD. He en­joyed rid­ing mo­tor­cy­cles, draw­ing, wooden crafts, and sit­ting by the wa­ter do­ing puz­zle books.

Sur­vivors in­clude his wife of 27 years, Shirley Stan­ley Pow­ers; son, Robert A. Pow­ers, Jr. and wife, San­dra, Ris­ing Sun, MD; step-son, Robert L. Erb, Jr.; grand­daugh­ter, Paige Pow­ers; and sib­lings, Bar­bara Hamm, Florida, Doris Bates, Tennessee, John Pow­ers, Reggie Pow­ers, and Scotty Pow­ers, all of Elk­ton, MD.

Fu­neral ser­vice will be held at 11 a.m., Mon­day, Oc-


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