Rhodes Dusty Everett Powell, 51, Brookings, died April 28, 2001, at Curry General Hospital in Gold Beach.

He was born Nov. 20, 1950, in Pecos, Texas, to Mack Powell and Leta Christine Mobley.

He grew up in Sacramento, Calif., and graduated from Luther Burbank High School in 1967.

Mr. Powell worked as a chef and moved to Brookings in 1978.

Survivors are his mother Leta Mobley of Sacramento; brothers John Mobley of Brookings; Bruce Powell of Folsom, Calif.; sisters Tracey Morrison of Fair Oaks, Calif.; Linda Christine Waring of Canada; Lisa Carolyn Powell of Jerome, Idaho.