Jim Powers, 74, of Vidor died Wednesday, June 15, at his residence. A native of Marienville, Pa, he was a longtime resident of Port Neches, before moving to Evadale five years ago.

Jim retired from Fina Refinery after 20 years as an Electrician. He served his country in the US Navy and was a member of Central Baptist Church, he was also a member of the Gear Heads in Evadale.

Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor.

A memorial service was held Saturday, June 15, at Central Baptist Church in Evadale.

Jim is survived by his wife of 54 years Linda Powers of Evadale; daughter Paula Primeaux and Troy Fontenot of Port Neches; son Bill Powers and his wife Brandy of Bridge City; three grandchildren Clayton Primeaux, Dallas and Breanna Powers.