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Joseph Lee Powers, age 44, of Edina, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, October 21, 2020, near Durham, MO.  He was born October 10, 1976, in Belleville, Illinois, the son of Dennis Lee and Janet Lee Reeves Powers.   He was united in marriage to Tara Denise Walker in the Newark Christian Church in Newark, Missouri on July 31, 1999.

Surviving are his wife Tara Powers of Edina, MO; his parents, Dennis and Janet Powers of  Collinsville, IL; four children, Brandi (Billy) Green of Walnut Ridge, AR, Steven Powers of Edina, MO, Harley Powers of Edina, MO, and Dylan Powers of Edina, MO; one sister, Michelle (Toby) Owens of Fairmont City, IL; a lifelong best friend and brother, Justin Boulch of Mt. Olive, IL; two grandchildren, Lola and Leia Green and a granddaughter soon-to-make-her-appearance, Luna Green; several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles; brothers and sisters-in-law, David Walker of Newark, MO, Ricky Walker of Newark, MO, Melissa Marshall of Columbia, MO, and Jennifer Walker of St. Louis, MO.

Joseph was preceded in death by his grandparents, Floyd and Margaret Reeves, and Otho Ray and Jeanette Powers; mother and father-in-law, Stevens and Jessie Walker; one uncle, Douglas Powers; and one cousin, Steven Reeves.

Joseph graduated from Collinsville High School in Collinsville, IL.  He was employed for the past sixteen years at Titan Wheel in Quincy, IL.  Joseph enjoyed collecting anything 80’s related, beer signs, and Star Trek memorabilia.  He loved all kinds of music especially classic rock and old country.  Joseph loved to do things with his family, he was a family man.  He and his family did everything together.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 27, 2020, in the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, MO, with Reverend Lance Bonnell officiating for the services.  Burial will be in the Newark Cemetery.

Casket bearers will be Toby Owens, Josh Denum, Cameron Powers, Eric Stewart, Billy Green, Lewis Evans, Kyle Clay and Kevin Whitmire.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 12 noon till time of services at 2 p.m. in the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, MO.

Memorials are suggested to the Family and may be left at or mailed to Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, MO, 63537.