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Larry Wayne Powell, 72, Columbia, KY (1950-2023)

Larry Wayne Powell of Columbia passed away on Wednesday, March 22, 2023, at University of Kentucky Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington, KY. He was 72 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 1pmCT on Sunday, March 26, 2023, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY, with Bro. Stanley Watson officiating. Burial will follow in the Bearwallow Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Saturday from 4pmCT until 8pmCT, and will continue Sunday morning until time for the service at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

He was born on July 15, 1950, in Campbellsville, KY to the late Raymond and Emily McCorkle Powell.

Larry attended the Kellyville Community Church and enjoyed fishing, camping, being outdoors and spending time with his family and friends.

Survivors include his wife Deretha Spires Powell of Columbia, KY; five children Kim Grider (Mike) of Russell Springs, KY, Chad Powell, Brent Powell (Michelle), Nichole Bair (Tim), and Bradley Powell all of Columbia, KY; six grandchildren Tristan Coomer, Erin Grace Bair, Elizabeth Michelle Bair, Sarah Paige Grider, Lucas Powell, and Griffitt Powell; his siblings Jerry Raymond Powell (Bonnie) of Columbia, KY, Ronnie Lee Powell (Lisa) of Bardstown, KY, Doris Grant of Russell Springs, KY, and Dimple Stilts (J. W.) of Greensburg, KY; a brother-in-law L.C. Green of Columbia, KY and several nieces, nephews, friends, and other relatives.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters Barbara Green and Zane Vanarsdale and a brother-in-law Randal Grant.

Pallbearers will be Tim Bair, Mike Grider, Lucas Powell, Tristan Coomer, Dennis Bailey, and Danny Bailey.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Larry Wayne Powell, 72, Columbia, KY (1950-2023)

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