Robert Andrew Powers
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-