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Ralph "Wayne" Powers

March 1, 1947 ~ March 31, 2020 (age 73)


Ralph “Wayne” Powers, 73, of Carthage passed away on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at his home. Due to the current COVID-19 mandate, a private graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at Putnam Friends Church with Rev. Darrell Garner presiding.

Wayne was born in Moore County, N.C. on March 1, 1947, to Edith Jones  and James Wilton Powers. He was a welder at Mansion Homes for 27 years. He enjoyed country music and watching Gunsmoke. He loved animals and spending time with his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and his son, David Wayne Powers.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra Diggs Powers, of the home; daughter, Kristy LaClair (Adam), of Carthage; grandchildren, Brandon and Lauren LaClair, and a host of family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Putnam Friends Cemetery Fund, 136 Putnam Church Rd, Carthage, NC 28327.

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Private Graveside Service
April 4, 2020

2:00 PM
Putnam Friends Church
136 Putnam Church Road
Carthage, NC 28327


Putnam Friends Church Cemetery Fund
136 Putnam Church Rd., Carthage NC 27208

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