Lewis Powell, Jr.

Obituary of Lewis Earl Powell, Jr.

Lewis Earl Powell Jr., 78, of Cayce, left his earthly home surrounded by his loving family, on Wednesday, December 22, 2021. He was born October 9, 1943, in Johnston, SC to the late Cora Harris Powell and Lewis Earl Powell Sr.

Lewis was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He was employed with 3M National Advertising for many years and later the owner and operator of Powell Sign Company, Inc. His kindness, generosity, and humor were known by all who knew him.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years Mildred “Millie” Powell; his children: Teresa Rinder (Johnny), Dawn Kimura, Kristian Hall (Michael), and Scott Dorsey (Victoria); grandchildren: Joshua Rinder (Elizabeth), Jeremy Rinder (Whitney), Amber McCormick (Rhett), Corali Kimura, Amelia Kimura, Brandon Dorsey, and Brianna Dorsey; four great-grandchildren; his sister, Sandra Holmes; his brother, Laverne (Carolyn) Powell; and a beloved sister-in-law, Wanda Gunter. He was predeceased by his brother, Jimmy Powell; and his sister, Sara Bryan.

A private graveside service will be held at Celestial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Prisma Health Hospice.

The family wishes to thank the staff at Prisma Health Hospice and extend our deepest graditude to Dr. Karin Jenkins and nurse Freia W. for their compassionate care.

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