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January 15, 2014

Cecil 'Jake' Powell

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NORTH BLENHEIM — Cecil “Jake” Powell, resident of North Blenheim, Town of Gilboa, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at Albany Medical Center.

Jake was born Sept. 30, 1933, in Prattsville, the son of Jacob and Agnes (McMurdy ) Powell.

He served in the military during the Korean War. He was employed as plant manager for Williamson Veneer Wood Factory in Fleischmanns.

Jake had lived in this region before moving to Virginia where he lived for 24 years.

Surviving are his wife, Barbara Powell; and five children, Mickey, John, Robert, Brian and Stacey; one grandchild, Morgan; and nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be private.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Miller Funeral Home, Roxbury.