John D. Powers, 77, of Beloit, WI, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 23, 2018.
He was born January 2, 1941 in Harvard, IL, the son of John and Margaret (McLane) Powers. John was a graduate of Messmer High School, Harvard, IL. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
John was a business owner and a salesman for many years. He was a great cook, enjoyed golfing, playing the guitar and was a talented singer and country dancer. John loved the Lord and never gave up on his dreams. He was a Green Bay Packer and Wisconsin Badger fan.
Survivors include his children, Andrea, Sean (Susan), and Timothy (Melissa); grandchildren, Crystle, Paxton, Logan and Mason; sisters, Mary Agnes and Rosie; brothers, Pat and Jerry; Jenny Pearson companion for 28 years and her children, grandchildren and great grandchild, Rick "Ricco" and Pamela; Jace, Kyleigh, Alec and Brooklyn; several nieces and nephews; mother of his children, Sharon.
The family would like to thank the Pearson family for all the help over the years.
He was predeceased by his parents, sisters, Carmella, Cathy, and Cele.
A memorial service for John will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Harvest field Church, 5620 Auburn Road, Rockford, IL. Daley Murphy Wisch & Associates Funeral Home and Crematorium, 2355 Cranston Road, Beloit, WI, assisted the family with arrangement.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.daleymurphywisch.com