Gregory B. Powers Gregory B. Powers passed away peacefully June 6, 2013. He was a Fire Specialist with the Austin Fire Department with thirty years of service. Gregory went by Pat Powers to friends, family, and as the owner of Austin ~ German Chimney Sweeps, which he ran for twenty years with the help of many AFD firefighters. He supported the work of the Driftwood Wildlife Association after finding a nest of baby Chimney Swifts in a chimney he was sweeping. Pat is survived by his wife, Carolyn Powers and daughters, Marrilee Ratcliffe husband Dave Umlas; Sarah Skidmore fiancé Kaleb Allen; parents Charles W. and Nancy Powers; sister Carol Ann Smith; brother David G. Powers wife Liza; and many wonderful aunts, uncles, niece and nephews. A memorial service and interment followed by a reception will be held on Friday, June 21 at 10:00 a.m. at All Saints' Episcopal Church, 209 W 27th St., Austin, TX 78705. In lieu of flowers the family requests a donation be made to the Driftwood Wildlife Association. http://www.chimneyswifts.org/
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Published in Austin American-Statesman on June 16, 2013