Franklin D. “Frank” Powell, 84, of San Angelo went to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 21, 2017 in San Angelo. Frank was born October 10, 1933 in Colorado City, Texas to Wid and Arizona Yarborough Powell. He married Neldarine McCarley on January 28, 1952 and they shared 65 amazing years together. Frank and Nelda moved to San Angelo, Texas where they made their home and raised five beautiful children. Frank graduated from the police academy and became a police officer with the San AngeloPolice Department in 1959. During his career span of 32 years, he served his community honorably by working in the department as a patrol officer, a handwriting expert, a latent finger print expert, crime scene photography, identification section for crime scenes and helped with the processes at the county jails. He achieved the rank of Lieutenant before retiring in 1992. Frank was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather. Aside from the career he was passionate about, he adored spending time with his family and loved being a part of raising many more children besides his own. In his spare time, Frank loved photography, wood working and loved researching and carrying out just about any project that needed doing. He was instrumental in mapping out the parking and driving area of Central High School that is still used today. Frank was a strong man of faith and loved the Lord. He was a charter member of Edmund Boulevard Baptist Church. He loved his church home and was very active in his role as a deacon, a trustee, and a treasurer at different times for over 40 years. Frank’s love of his family and his devotion to serve his community will always be cherished in our hearts and we will dearly miss him! He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his loving wife, Nelda Powell, of San Angelo; his children, Robert Powell and his wife, Donna, of Sachse, Wid Powell and his wife Candy, of Odessa, Laura Trowbridge, and her husband Robby, of Arlington, Lonnie Powell and his wife Susan, of Hamlin, and Pat Powell and his wife, Debbie, of San Angelo; his 10 grandchildren, Amy and Wes Hood, Kelly Fishback, Dr. Chris and Krista Powell, Holly and Jeep Calvert, Clint and Sarah Trowbridge, Amanda and Steve Morin, Kim and Josh Blann, Josh and Laura Powell, Ross and Savannah Powell and Dr.’s Daniel and Becky Powell; his 17 Great Grandchildren; his Brothers, Troy Powell and his wife Gayle, of Atlanta, GA., and Clarence Powell and his wife Letha, of West Monroe, LA; his Sister, Janie McCoulsky and her husband Marshall, of Sanger, Tx; numerous nieces and nephews and a multitude of dear friends. Pallbearers for the service will be the San Angelo Police Department Honor Guard and his loving Grandsons. The family will receive friends from 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M., Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at Harper Funeral Home. The Funeral Service will be 2:00 P.M., Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Harper Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jim Benson and Dr. Chris Powell officiating. Interment will follow at Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens.