DAVENPORT CENTER – John A. Powers, 99, a World War II veteran decorated for his service in the famed 10th Mountain Division ski unit, passed away May 10, 2018, at Fox Hospital.
He was born March 24, 1919, in Oneonta, the son of William and Mary Powers.
John grew up in Oneonta and was a long-time resident of Davenport Center.
In the Army during WWII, he served in the 10th Mountain Division’S Infantry Ski Troop. He received two bronze stars, one for heroic achievement, the second for meritorious service.