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Powell G. Blue
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“My dear Sarah and family..I just heard about Powell today. My heart goes out to you. I am sorry I never got the chance to meet him. I'm sure he was a...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Nancy Freeman - Fairview, NC

“Sarah, thinking of you and your family. ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Judy Bond - Asheville, NC

“Powell, Tammy, we are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers go out to you and your family. Deepest Sympathies, John and Gail Flynn ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Gail Flynn - Murfreesboro, TN

“I worked with Powell at DDB in Los Angeles and never have I let a human being more caring and generous. He became a friend through the many years...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Karineh Carapetian - Los Angeles, CA

“On behalf of all at Pet Helpers Adoption Shelter we send our deepest sympathy to all in the family in your loss of Powell. Any donations received in...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: CAROL LINVILLE PET HELPERS ANIMAL SHELTER - SC

“Our prayers and thoughts are with the Blue Family young and old. May you always remember Powell for the many friends, co-workers and family who...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: James Barber - Auburn, AL

“I remember when we were in the 4th and 5th grade . Watching the Baseball World Series. Powell went to Girls Scouts Dance with 2 times. We were in...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Carolyn Wilder - Panama City, FL

“Very sorry to hear. I hope your family is doing well. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Brian Bauerband - Charleston, SC

“I had the great pleasure of knowing Powell. I have experienced first hand his greatness that he has passed on to his son and grandchildren. What a...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: John Kelley - Charleston, SC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time. We are so sorry for your loss. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Michael Lough - Raleigh, NC

“Deepest condolences to the extended family of this remarkable gentleman. Powell has been and always shall be a positive influence on my life. Those...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Doug Gellatly - Cortland, NY

“Sarah. Rick and I are so sorry for your loss. You and family are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Judy Price - Asheville, NC


Powell G. Blue, 77, of Charleston, SC, passed away on January 12, 2020. Powell is preceded in death by his parents, Bernard E. Blue and Jahaza B. Blue, and his brother, William E. Blue. He is survived by his wife Sarah Blue, children Powell Blue (Tammy), Matthew Blue (Amanda), and Jessica Blue Cunningham (Chris) and six beloved grandchildren (Zachary, Noah, Graham, Micah, Jackson and Nicholas.)

Powell was a proud graduate of Florida State University and began his career at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta before moving into a long career in advertising. While he thoroughly enjoyed his work, he was happiest when fishing. Whether pole fishing as a boy with his father in Florida, bass fishing in Georgia, or fly fishing in Montana, Alaska or Australia, Powell had a true passion for the sport that was matched only by his passion for sharing stories of his adventures.

His funeral service will be held Tuesday, January 14 at J. Henry Stuhr, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway, Charleston, SC, at 11:00 a.m. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service.

Interment and a graveside service will be held Friday, January 17 at 2:00 p.m. at Kent-Forest Lawn Cemetery, 23rd Street, Panama City, Florida.

The family wishes to express their gratitude to the physicians, nurses and staff at Roper Hospital.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Pet Helpers of Charleston or to the American Lung Association.