Roydean Powell "Rapid Roy Powell" passed away peacefully in his home February 8, 2011 at the age of 48. He leaves behind his wife, Valeri Powell; his children, (Samantha Collins) Nikki Martin, Brandon (Annetta) Simmons, Dennis (Kelly) Cook, (William) Brenna Powell, Taz Powell, Angel Powell, Cheyenne Powell; his mother, Gloria Jean Powell, his step-father, Rex Dee Powell; his siblings, (Charles) Natalya Powell, (Angie) Joe McDuffie, (Frank) Karrie Powell, (Rocky) Cynthia Powell. He also had 9 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, Frank Loyd Powell, all four of his grandparents and a granddaughter.
Roy really enjoyed racing. He spent many years racing at Santana Raceway and Bonneville Raceway winning lots of trophies through the years. He also won 6 Nascar championships in 5 years. He loved to be outdoors, hunting and fishing.
He was a very loving Husband, Father, Son, Brother, Grandpa, Uncle and Friend. He will be greatly and deeply missed by all.
A viewing will be held Thursday, Feb. 10th from 6 to 8 pm at the Holladay-Brown Funeral Home, 66 South 300 East, Santaquin.