Eugene "Gene" Powers age 88, of Rocky River, passed away October 16, 2012. He was the beloved husband for over 60 years of the late Mary Jo Powers (nee:McLaurine). An Army World War II veteran, he worked over 40 years in the automotive sales industry. Gene was the dear father of Larry (Sidney) of Nashville TN, Ross (Josephine) of Parma, OH, Jeffrey (Yahira) of Peru, Peggy of Rocky River, OH, and Pamela (John) Berkebile of Rocky River, OH.
He was the loving grandfather of Shannon, Michael, Rita, Ryan, Katie, Jordan, Kelsey, Lauren and Colin, and proud great grandfather of many.
Family will receive friends TODAY, October 18, from 3-7 pm at CATAVOLOS-BERRY Funeral Home 23040 Center Ridge Rd. Westlake, where funeral services will be held at 7pm following visitation, Deacon William Schill will be officiating. Burial will be at Lakewood Park Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association, PO Box 74924, Cleveland, OH, 44194 or visit www.ALZ.ORG.