Bill Powell, 93, who designed, built, owned and operated the Clearview Golf Club in East Canton, Ohio, died December 31, 2009.
Powell, the great-grandson of Alabama slaves, received the PGA Distinguished Service Award, the organization's highest honor, in August 2009. He was inducted into the Northern Ohio PGA Hall of Fame in November 2009.
Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Janueary 5, 2010, at Minerva United Methodist Church, 204 North Main Street, Minerva, Ohio, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 6, 2010.
Arrangements: Bartley Funeral Home, Minerva.
Read full PGA obituary at http://www.pga.com/2009/news/pga/12/31/powellw_obit/index.html.
This item was originally posted on ObitsOhio.com on Jan. 1, 2010.