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Gary Powell - Bidwell Funeral Home
Gary Lee Powell



Gary Lloyd Powell 66, died Aug. 13, 2010 at his home in St. Anthony from natural causes.

Gary was born Jan. 3, 1944 at Rexburg, Idaho the son of Lloyd William Powell and Kate Viola Keppner Powell. He grew up in the Egin Bench area attending the old Edmund's school graduating from the Sugar Salem High School. He also attended a technical college in Pocatello where he learned to weld. He joined the U.S. Army and served in VietNam.

He married JoAnn Marie Powell on May 7, 1971. They made their home in St. Anthony.
Gary worked as a welder at the INEl site for 38 years. He was a member of the Rexburg V.F.W. and served at their vice commander. He enjoyed making quilts, embroidering and making decorative Welding designs.

He is survived by his wife JoAnn of St. Anthony, two daughters - Latisha Denice (Clayne) Bloom, Sugar City, ID.; and Natalee Ann (Jonathan) Davis, Parker, ID. 3 Grandsons and one Granddaughter. Siblings - Gordon (Shirley) Powell, St. Anthony, ID.; Shirlen (Dean) Schwendiman, Newdale, ID.; Reed (Linda) Powell, Dillon, MT.; Lyle (Sherrie) Powell, Plano, ID. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by twin infant grandsons.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, August 18, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in the St. Anthony first LDS Ward with Bp. Mike Carlson, officiating. Friends may call at the Bidwell Funeral Home Tuesday evening from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and at the Church Wednesday one hour prior to the services. Burial will be in the Parker Cemetery where Military rites will be performed by the Rexburg V.F.W.


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