Robert Dale Powers, 47, of Kountze, died Wednesday, March 4. He was born on March 28, 1967, in Beaumont, to Beverly Myrick Powers and Wayne Powers. He served his country in the United States Air Force and was employed as an API-510 inspector.

Survivors include his sons, Robert Dale Powers, Jr. and Justin Powers and his partner, Jessica Aldridge, all of Mauriceville; grandchildren, Brooklyn Dodson and Bryson Dodson-Milligan; mother, Beverly McDonald of Vidor; brother, James Powers of Port Neches; partner, Mary McDaniel of Vidor and her children, Brett Lee Dodson, Joel Keith Dodson, Dillon Dodson, and Bradley Dodson, all of Vidor and his grandfather, Wilber Powers. 

He is preceded in death by his father and grandmothers, Thelma Sprinkle and Mamie Powers.