Edwin A. Powers, 89 of Archer, Florida passed away on Sept. 7, 2016 at North Florida Regional Medical Center. Mr. Powers was born in Wabasso, FL. On February 14, 1927 to John and Lena Powers. Edwin joined the Army Air Corps and served his country with many years of service. There he discovered his love of flying planes. He also enjoyed building model airplanes, woodworking, he loved to sign, joined a barber shop quartet, collecting airline pilot wings, camping and building luxury homes for the rich and famous. He was a member of the Faith Baptist Church (formerly Parker Road Baptist Church) where he served his church doing many jobs. Edwin is survived by his wife, Shirley Powers, his daughters Dawn Dull of Carmel by the Sea, CA., Janet Buerchner of Monterey, CA., Lynn Powers-Baney of Archer, a brother Robert Helpling of Wabasso, FL., two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister. A visitation will start at 10:00 am on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Faith Baptist Church (formerly Parker Road Baptist Church) 3200 SW 122nd. Street Gainesville, FL. 32608 and the service will begin at 11: 00 am. Burial will follow at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Archer, FL.