William Elwood “Wood” Powell, age 60, of Hopkinsville passed away Friday, June 2, 2017 at Baptist Health in Madisonville, KY of natural causes. Memorial services will be at 2:00PM on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home. Visitation will be Tuesday, June 6, 2017, from 12:00 Noon until 2:00 PM at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home.
Mr. Powell was born December 10, 1956, in Christian County, KY, the son of the late William and Virginia Jones Powell. He was a roofer for Powell’s Construction Company. Elwood was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly Parks Powell in 2012; his brother, Otis “Hot Rod” Powell; his sisters, Nancy Powell, Patti Powell and Rachel Powell.
Survivors include his sons, Clayton Fivecoat of Kentucky; Gregory Fivecoat and his wife, Jeannie of Hopkinsville, James Fielding and his wife, Cindy of Hopkinsville; his daughters, Lisa Bryl and her husband, Myles of Somonauk, IL; Terri Gibson and her husband, Tim of Hopkinsville; and Jannette Downing and her husband, Kurt of Merrillville, In; his brother, Jimmy David Powell and his wife, Ruby of Hopkinsville; his sister Diane Trump and her husband, Junior; twenty-one grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, and three great-great grandchildren.