Preston Eugene Rock Powers, Jr. ’78

Preston Eugene Rock Powers, Jr., age 60, a resident of 1272 David Avenue, died Friday, August 26, 2016 at his home.

Born in Henderson on January 6, 1956 he was the son of Preston E. Powers of Henderson and the late Mary Sue Smith Powers. He was a member of First Baptist Church Henderson and retired from the real estate profession having most recently worked with Century 21 Country Knolls Realty.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday at 2:00 PM at First Baptist Church by Rev. Doug Addington, Dr. Marion D. Lark and Dr. Ron S. Cava.

In addition to his father he is survived by two aunts, Annie Lou P. Wright and husband J.D. Wright of Chapel Hill and Earlene S. Wells and husband Durwood of Bobbitt; and his uncle, Glenn W. Powers and wife Peggy of Henderson.

In addition to his mother he was preceded in death by his sister, Donna Elizabeth Powers.

The family will receive friends following the service on Sunday in the fellowship hall of the church. At other times they will be at the home, 1272 David Ave.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Community Partners of Hope, PO Box 1791, Henderson NC 27536 or the Vance County Animal Shelter, Building Fund, 165 Vance Academy Road, Henderson, NC 27536.