Robert Powell, 72, died on Friday, August 14, 2015 at his residence following a long illness. Robert was born to Isaac C. and Clora Mae (Nuttal) Powell in Alice, Texas on April 6, 1943. He worked in the Oil/Gas industry for over 40 years.

Survivors: Wife: Mildred Powell of Orange Grove, Texas, three daughters: Stacy Gilbert of Orange Grove, Texas, Kelly Rene Hughes of LA. Christa Lee Dempsey of Victoria, Texas, Son: Robert Powell Jr. of Virginia, three sisters: Jane Warren of Corpus Christi, Texas, Sue Gibbs of Floresville, Texas, Velma West of Mississippi, Numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren

Memorial Funeral Services are scheduled for Thursday, August 20, 2015 at the Cross Trails Cowboy church in Orange Grove, Texas beginning at 10 a.m. Services entrusted to Roberson Funeral Home of Alice, Texas.

Online condolences may be left at www.robersonfuneralhomes.net