James R. “Butch” Powell, 69, of Kenova passed away Thursday, August 6, 2020. Butch was born October 14, 1950 in Huntington, W.Va. a son of the late James H. and Betty J. Perdue Powell. He was a 1969 graduate of Buffalo High School. Butch retired after 43 years of driving coast to coast out of the Teamsters Local 505 with over 2 million safe driving miles. He was a member of the Buena Vista Masonic Lodge #60 AF & AM. Over the years his hobbies included racing dirt track cars, trail rides on his horses with friends and riding his Harley Davidson motorcycles. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Kathy Ann Hall Powell. He leaves behind his two daughters and sons-in-law Freda Lynn Lycans (Jason) of Genoa, W.Va. and Myra Jane Hammond (Gerry) of Prichard, W.Va.; three grandsons James “Jay” Thompson (Kimberly) of Kenova, Jarek Allen of Connellsville, PA. and Tucker Hammond of Prichard and one great-grandson Giancarlo Herrera of Kenova. There will be no visitation and a private service will be held for the family. Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.