The son of Randy and Mary (Self) Powell, he was born July 9, 1973, in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was a member of the West Side Church of Christ in Russellville and his vocation was truck driver. He enjoyed reading, watching movies, listening to music, writing, fishing and spending time with family. He was preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents. Survivors include his parents, Randy and Mary Powell; sister and brother-in-law, Cathy (Jason) Gunnels; niece, Rose Gunnels; two nephews, J.D. and Will Gunnels, of Russellville; and several uncles, aunts, cousins and extended family. Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, at Humphrey Chapel in Russellville. Brother Tim Tripp will officiate. Arrangements are under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service.
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