About Us

Robbie and Teresa Powers

Powers Funeral Home is owned and operated by Robbie and Teresa Powers.  Robbie's roots run deep in the community. He was born and raised in Kershaw County and is a graduate of Lugoff-Elgin High School.  He is married to Teresa Pope Powers and they have a daughter, Gabrielle, and a son, Robert Allen Powers, Jr.

Robbie's professional experience is extensive.  He is a graduate of Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service in Atlanta, GA.  He began his career with Dunbar Funeral Home in Columbia, SC his senior year in high school and returned in 2001 to assume a funeral director's position.  He was also responsible for overseeing daily operations at Dunbar.

In addition to his work at Dunbar, Robbie also worked for McMillan-Small Funeral Home in Myrtle Beach and Goldfinch Funeral Home in Murrels Inlet, SC.  He has gained a tremendous amount of experience and knowledge in his career that will directly benefit the families that come to Powers Funeral Home from Kershaw County and beyond.

Other professional highlights for Robbie are:

  • Member of the Lugoff Optimist Club, Gideons International Lugoff Camp, and New Life Christian Outreach Church
  • Former Chairman of the South Carolina Funeral Director's Association Pee Dee Group
  • Former Secretary/Treasurer of the South Carolina Funeral Director's Association Pee Dee Group
  • Received 2005 Funeral Director of the Year award from the Stewart Enterprises Eastern Division Southern Region (North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, and Alabama)

Teresa is also a native to the Kershaw County Community. She is a graduate of Lugoff-Elgin High School and a graduate of Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC with a B.S. degree in Nutrition. She also completed a 12 month Nutritional Internship through the Department of Health and Environmental Control in Columbia, SC and is a Registered Dietitian through the American Dietetic Association. Teresa has worked in both public health and clinical roles counseling and helping with the needs of the communities throughout Horry, Richland and Kershaw Counties. Teresa feels that her professional and personal experiences gained through these roles has given her the knowledge and compassion to better serve and meet the needs of families who come to Powers Funeral Home.

Teresa is proud to be a member of New Life Christian Outreach Church in Lugoff and also a member of the Camden Chamber of Commerce.  Her future plans are to complete a Funeral Directors Apprenticeship and obtain a Funeral Directors License. She also plans to develop and oversee an Aftercare Program through Powers Funeral Home. Teresa, along with her husband Robbie, is excited about this opportunity to help, support and care for to the families they will serve.

If you have any questions or would like more information about our funeral home please do not hesitate to contact us.