James A. Powers, 85, of Ludlow passed away Sunday, July 22, 2018 at Clinton Memorial Hospital, Wilmington, Ohio. He was a retired Supervisor for BASF Corporation.
James served in the U.S. Army during Korea, attaining the rank of Corporal and specialized in Demolitions and Munitions. He was a graduate of Hebron High School and a Cincinnati Reds Fan.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jo Ann “Jody” Hatter Powers in 2016; his parents, Elam and Nerva Lee Powers; and ten siblings.
Survivors include his sons, Kenneth (Jeanette) Powers and Donald Ray Powers, both of Ludlow; grandchildren, Emily Dean, Christopher (Jessica Cason) Powers and Shelby Powers; and great grandchildren, Riley, Jacob, Mac, Bella, Meadow and Eevee.
Visitation is Thursday, July 26, 2018 from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 p.m. at Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home, Ludlow. Funeral services to immediately follow at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment, with military honors, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Erlanger.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati, 341 Erkenbrecher Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229.