Homer resident Dee Woodrow Power Sr. died Friday, Feb. 2, 2001, at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer. He was 59.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Shekinah Outreach Revival Center at 850 Neilson Ave. in Homer. Pastor Ron Durman will officiate.
Mr. Power was born Oct. 11, 1941, in Seiling, Okla. He moved to Alaska in 1967 and resided in Kenai. He lived there until 1970 and returned in 1974 until 1983. He again moved from Kenai and returned from 1990 to 1996. He then moved to Homer. Mr. Power worked for VECO Inc. and Peak Oilfield Services.
He was a member of the Shekinah Fellowship and enjoyed his grandchildren, flying and being a fisher of men.
"Dee was well loved by family, friends and co-workers. He was a man who loved God and loved to tell people about Jesus and about the word of God. He was a gentle and loving man and made a lasting impression on almost everyone he met. He will be greatly missed, but we are rejoicing with him as he walks the streets of heaven with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ of Nazareth," his family said.
Mr. Power is survived by his wife, Abbie Power, of Homer; children Dee W. Power Jr. of Kenai, Edward and Amanda Helmic of Anchorage, David and Penny Power of North Kenai, Dathan Power of Albuquerque, N.M.; grandchildren Abigail Power, Shawna Power, Tiphanie Power, Kachena Helmic, Dee Power III, Caitlin Helmic, Lydia Power and Becki Power; and brother and sister, Hugh Power and Lynn Louthan, both of Oklahoma.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the Dee Power Benefit Account, c/o National Bank of Alaska, 88 Sterling Highway, Homer, AK 99603.
Arrangements were made by Homer Funeral Home.
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