AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Michael Eric Powell entered into rest on Friday, December 11, 2015. Mr. Powell enjoyed riding his motorcycle, doing carpentry work, watching NASCAR, and volunteering with The American Legion and VA Hospital. Mr. Powell was a Past State Commander, Detachment of Georgia and Past Squadron Commander Post 178. He is preceded in death by his father, Cecil P. Powell Jr.; and brother, Patrick Powell. Survivors include his mother, Jeanne Powell; sisters, Kathleen Rush (Vinny) of Albany, GA and Cecilia Bailey (Paul); brothers, John Powell (Kimberly) and Daniel Powell; and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held 7PM, Tuesday, December 15, 2015, at The American Legion Post 178, 3219 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA 30906, with Chaplain Joseph Shores officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Operation Comfort Warriors, The American Legion, 5745 Lee Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46216.
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Dec. 13, 2015