Charles Young Powell

April 3, 1948 ~ June 1, 2020 (age 72)


Charles Young Powell, son of the late Isaac and Rose Lee Powell, was born on April 3, 1948, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  He was a graduate of Duquesne  High School. Charles worked as a Laborer for U.S. Steel.  

Charles, affectionately known as, “Charlie Boy,” was a beloved father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, who was above all passionate and proud of his family. He loved to eat; he especially enjoyed his daughters cooking. Such an avid football fan, his favorite pastime was watching the Pittsburgh Steelers. 

On June 1, 2020, Charles passed away peacefully at home. He was recently preceded in death by his wife, Vicki Powell.

Charles is survived by his children Jeana (Kenneth) Bryant; Antwan (Tamika) Demery; Laverne and Rhonda Demery, Tevin, Ibn, Tre’von and Geena Powell; 11 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren; sisters, Carol (Otis) Blue and Cheryl Collins; nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.


Private Graveside service will be held on Monday, June 8, 2020 at McKeesport & Versailles Cemetery, 10:30AM


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June 6, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Robert A. Waters Funeral Home, Inc.
2326 Jenny Lind Street
McKeesport, PA 15132

Graveside Service
June 8, 2020

10:30 AM

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