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PVT Herbert Powles

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Posted at 4:57 PM, Sep 03, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-03 16:57:01-04

Today we honor Private Herbert Powles.
He served in the late 1930s for the civilian conservation corp working to build state parks - specifically Douthat State Park, which is located in the Allegheny Mountains in Virginia.
Private Powles served in World War II as a vehicle mechanic - servicing jeeps in Germany.
He was married to his wife "Ruth" for 63 years.
Private Powles passed in October 2007 at age 91.
He had 3 children, 6 granchildren and 4 great-grand children.
We thank him for his service.