Max E. Powell, 91 years old, passed away Friday, July 24, 2020 at his home in Ickesburg. He was born October 13, 1928 in Ickesburg to Willaim R. and Esther (McCoy) Powell. Max was a member of the Faith United Church, Ickesburg, Newport Lodge #381 F&AM and Harrisburg Consistory, former two term Perry County Commissioner, he served on the boards of PERLO and Office of the Aging- Blain Senior Center and was instrumental in getting the Shermans Valley Apts. for Seniors in Loysville.
Max is survived by his wife of 72 years, Chloe "Billie" Secrist Powell; sons, David E. Powell, Thomas E. Powell (Susan) and Brent E. Powell (Anita) of Ickesurg; brother, Richard Powell of Columbia; sisters, Mary Lou Orris of Ickesburg and Bonnie Goodling of Elizabethtown; six grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by granddaughter, Jill Powell.
Services will be held August 22 at the Faith United Church with a visitation from 9:30 - 10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to Faith United Church, 6968 Veterans Way, Ickesburg, PA 17037 or Shriners Hospitals for Children, PO Box 863765, Orlando, FL 32886.