Obituary – Powers, Robert H.

Class of 1933

Robert H. Powers

November 23, 1914 – May 13, 1973

Robert H. (Bob) Powers, 58, of 523 Tenth street, long-time Perry businessman, died at 9 a.m. Sunday at his home.

Funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Rose of Lima Catholic church with Rev. Anthony Dockers officiating. Burial will be in the Catholic cemetery. The casket will be open at the funeral home until 9 a.m. Wednesday. The treasurer’s office at Noble county courthouse will be closed all day Wednesday and other offices in the courthouse will be closed for the service.

Powers was born Nov. 23, 1914, in Perry, where he graduated from Perry high school in 1933. He graduated from Oklahoma State university in 1938. He owned and operated Powers Abstract company, which was opened by his father, W. S. Powers, in 1889. His parents came to Perry at the opening of the Charokee Strip for settlement in 1893. Powers also had been very active with semi-professional baseball teams, which gained much fame for Perry.

He was married April 19,1940, in Perry to the former Mary Lindeman, who survives. Mrs. Powers is Noble county treasurer.

Survivors in addition to his wife of the home address include his mother, Mrs. Marguerite Powers, Perry; two sisters, Mrs. John Tua, McAlester, and Mrs. Harold Plumer, Ft. Worth, Texas; and two brothers, John W. and Walt, both of Tulsa.