Philip “Goose” Powers Jr, age 77, of Napoleon, passed away at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis on Friday January 3, 2020. Philip was born on July 18, 1942, the son of the late Philip and Audrie (Smith) Powers in Decatur County Indiana. After attending Napoleon High School , Philip proudly served in the United States Army from 1964-1966. After returning from service, Philip entered the work force, and spent the next 40 plus years working in manufacturing. The majority of his working years were at BCA/NTN in Greensburg.
He was an avid basketball fan, supporting the local teams as well as the Indiana Hoosiers. He liked spending time with family and friends. In his earlier years he enjoyed fishing and hunting.
Philip is survived by daughter Cheryl (Charlie) Johannigman, grandchildren Christen and Matthew Johannigman, and brothers Anthony “Tony” of Napoleon and Richard (Linda) of Harrison, Ohio. He was preceded in death by brothers Kenny and Gary, sisters Elizabeth Powers, Gladys Forwalt, Joanna Hendrix, and Barbara Walterman, and infant grandson Charles Craig Johannigman.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday January 8, at the Neal’s Funeral Home, Osgood with burial following at Union Flatrock Baptist Church Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the cemetery fund, in care of the funeral home.