Cecil “Jake” Powell, a resident of North Blenheim in the Town of Gilboa, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014 at Albany Medical Center.
Jake was born on September 30, 1933 at 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 the 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. A grandchild, Morgan, and nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be private.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Miller Funeral Home, Roxbury.