Mr. Walter Prince Powell

02/22/1946 - 11/18/2020


Mr. Walter Prince Powell , age 74, of Baskerville, died Wednesday, November 18, 2020 in St. Francis Hospital, Richmond. He was a salesman for Lance for twenty years, a sales representative for U.S. Foods of Virginia Beach, and a U. S. Army Vietnam veteran. Walter is survived by his wife of fifty-three years Marie Parrish Powell, a daughter Diane P. Greene (Kevin) and son Jonathan Wade Powell all of Baskerville, a granddaughter Meredith Greene and grandson Hunter Greene, a sister Louise Joyner (Stanley) of Jarrett, six brothers; Frank Powell (Louise) , H. T. Powell (Glenda) , Edward Junior Powell (Carolyn), Lonnie Powell (Joyce), Wilson Powell (Penny) and Kenny Powell all of Freeman, Va., a sister-in-law Martha Gunter (Terry) and many nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be conducted Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. in Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home with interment in Canaan Cemetery, Brodnax with American Legion Post 79 Military Honors. The family will receive friends Saturday from 1:00 P.M. until the hour of service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Buckhorn Fire Department in Walter’s name. Online condolences may be sent through our website, Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Powell family.

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  1. Condolences for Marie, Jonathan, and Dianne you are in our thoughts and prayers. God is with you and your family. Walter was loved and respected by all and he enjoyed life. Heaven has gained a wonderful man and Walter will be truly missed. Rest in Peace Walter.

    You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. God is with you all and will help you with your loss. Walter was loved and respected by all. Heaven has gained a wonderful man and Walter will truly be missed. Rest in Peace Walter.

  2. On the Farm - Memories of Walter

    I am so sorry to hear about Walter passing and send my heartfelt sympathy to Marie and the rest of his family. I can’t believe it has been 60 years since I was a 9 year old kid on the farm in the summertime. But I always looked up to Walter. He was kind to me, and Marie called me “her little sweetie pie.” My strongest memory of Walter is that he introduced me to a singer named Elvis Presley. I am still a huge Elvis fan. Sometimes his music takes me back to those days. I am sorry I can’t make it to the funeral but I’m sitting here now listening to Elvis and cherishing fond memories of Walter. If there is ever anything I can do for you, please let me know.

    Larry Harcum

Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home & Crematory

PO Box 422
1504 N. Mecklenburg Ave.
South Hill, VA 23970
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