Vermont – William E. Powell, 74, of Vermont, passed away at 9:07 PM on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL. He was born on April 22, 1943 in Ray, IL to Ralph A. and Nora Kathryn (Miller) Powell.
Surviving is one son, Derek A. Powell of Grafton, WI, one sister, Joyce E. Hickey of Lincoln, IL, and two nephews, John M. (Cheryl) Hickey Jr. of Normal, IL, and William A. Hickey of Hudson, IL.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, John A. Powell.
William retired as a factory worker from Navistar International Truck Engine Corporation.
William served in the Army during Vietnam.
Services will be held at 11 AM on Monday, July 10, 2017 at Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL, where a visitation will be held from 10-11 AM. Father Daniel Ebker will officiate. Burial will follow the services at Greenwood Cemetery in Canton, IL. Memorials can be made to the Wounded Warriors Project. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com