Leland Max Powell, age 84, passed away on January 24, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family. Max, as he was known to family and friends, was born April 5, 1933 in his grandparents’ home in Huntington, Utah to Leland and Luella Grange Powell.\r\n\r\nHe attended schools in Huntington, graduating from North Emery High School in 1951. He then attended Carbon College in Price before joining the United States Navy in January 1952 during the Korean War. His four years in the Navy were spent in Florida, mostly at Pensacola Naval Air Base. After returning home, he attended Carbon College, Brigham Young University, and Utah State University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting in 1959. He worked for Steiner American Corporation and later the Utah State Department of Education. He married Joyleen Hale Powell on March 19, 1960, in Salt Lake City. Their marriage was solemnized on March 27, 1987 in the Salt Lake Temple.\r\n\r\nMax is survived by his wife, Joyleen; one son, Allan Lin (Maria), Stansbury Park; two grandchildren, Brittan and Raven; brother, Allan Kent (Brenda), Taylorsville; and sister, Connie Jean Killpack (Russell), San Diego, California. Preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Arlene Powell Cook.\r\n\r\nMax was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving in numerous callings throughout his life. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf, and trap shooting. He reloaded thousands of shot gun shells for family and friends.\r\n\r\nFuneral services will be held on Monday, January 29, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at the LDS Church located at 1830 E. 6400 S., Salt Lake City, UT. A viewing will precede the services from 10:00-10:45 a.m. Interment: Mtn. View Memorial Cemetery. Share online condolences at www.jenkins-soffe.com.\r\n\r\nIn lieu of flowers, kindly make a donation to the LDS Humanitarian Fund.\r\n\r\nA “Special Thanks” to our daughter-in-law, Maria, for all of her special care and support.