Richard L. “Dick” Ezell died March 13, 2019 at the age of 91.
He was born in LaFayette, and was a longtime resident of Hixson. He served in World War II and was in the auto business.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Truman and Hattie Ezell; his wife of 52 years, Martha Christine Ezell; and son-in-law, Howard Miller.
He is survived by his children, Priscilla Miller of Reading, Pennsylvania and Bill Powers, Jr. of Athens, Alabama as well as two grandsons and five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. and from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday at Chattanooga Funeral Home North Chapel, Hixson.
Funeral services will be in the funeral home chapel on Saturday at 3:30 p.m., March 16, with Reverend Virgil Smith and Reverend John Mercer officiating. Burial will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231, www.heart.org/donate or the Alzheimer’s Association225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601, www.alz.org/donate.
Arrangements are under the care of the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com