Funeral service for William Wesley “Wes” Powers are set for 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 21, 2023 at Timothy Lutheran Church, 425 N.W. RD Mize Rd, Blue Springs, MO. His family will receive family and friends from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the church prior to start of service. Burial will follow at Floral Hills Cemetery in Kansas City, MO. Arrangements have been entrusted to Meyers Funeral Chapel in Blue Springs. Memories of Wes and words of comfort for his family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com
William Wesley “Wes” Powers, 71, a resident of Independence, MO passed away peacefully Friday, July 14, 2023 at the St. Luke’s Hospice House in Kansas City, MO. He was born November 29, 1951 to Bill and Evelyn (Cooper) Powers in Warrensburg, MO.
Wes is a 1970 graduate of Concordia High School. He was united in marriage to Judy Smith on July 5, 1996 in Blue Springs, MO. Wes proudly served 7 years in the United States National Guard. He spent the majority of his working career in the shipping department for Hallmark Cards Inc. in Liberty, MO. After 36 years of employment, he retired in 2009. Wes was a member of Timothy Lutheran Church in Blue Springs, MO. He enjoyed watching sports but especially NASCAR. Wes also enjoyed wood working, carpentry, taking care of his vehicles, yard work, and traveling.
Survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Judy Powers of Independence, MO; children, Jeremy Powers -deceased, (Christina) of Concordia, MO, Monica Powers of Columbia, MO, Rickey Miller (Tiffany) of Buckner, MO, Mitchell Kessler (Jordan) of Independence, MO; grandchildren, Preston Powers (Cordie), Camryn Miller, Jacobi Powers, Teagan Powers, Mavrick Miller, Myah Kessler, Stevi Powers, Paisley Kessler, Kendall Eversley, Malakai Powers; siblings, Ann Krause (Jim) of Concordia, MO, Jill Jones (Wendell) of Murfreesboro, TN. Wes is preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Evelyn Powers; sister, Sue Miller.