Gregg Lee Powell
Gregg Lee Powell, 56, Houghton Lake Heights, died Oct. 11, 2012, at his home with his family by his side.
Visitation will be held Oct. 15 at Christler Funeral Home, Houghton Lake Chapel, from 10 a.m. until the time of a funeral service at noon. The Reverend Bryan Thompson will officiate the service. Burial will be in the Roscommon Township Cemetery, Houghton Lake.
Born Sept. 12, 1956, in Lansing, he was the son of Richard J. and Joan M. (Robbins) Powell Sr. He graduated from Lansing Everett High School and then entered into the U.S. Marine Corps. He worked in Lansing for Guardian Oil as a heating and cooling repairman before moving to Houghton Lake in 1996 from Holt. While living at Houghton Lake he worked for Andy Littlejohn as a mason.
Preceding him in death were his mother, Joan Powell; and grandmother Naomi Robbins.
Surviving are his sons, Gregg L. (Elizabeth) Powell of Kalamazoo and Joseph Powell of Lansing; daughter, Michelle (Aaron) Powell-Bakken of Holt; father, Richard L. Powell Sr. of Houghton Lake Heights; brother, Richard (Leah) Powell Jr. of Merritt; sister; Rhonda (Jerry) Chapman of Wacousta; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Helping Hands.