John D. "Jack" Powell

John (Jack) D. Powell of Marana, AZ, passed Aug. 25, 2018, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Boston and raised in Alexandria, VA, he was a 35-year resident of Arizona. Jack was a Vietnam Veteran and graduate of James Madison University. He is preceded in death by his parents Annie and John Powell and sister Diane. Jack is survived by sisters Virginia Shapiro (Jack), Patricia Powell, Christine Cash (Rob), Jane Lowe (Mark) and seven nieces and nephews. He was a devoted son, brother, uncle, and friend. Jack had a great sense of humor, a generous soul, and cool dance moves. Services were held Friday, August 31, 2018 at Arizona Veterans' Memorial Cemetery, Marana. The family requests, in lieu of flowers, a donation to your .
Published in Tucson Local Media on Sept. 5, 2018