Gary A. Powell
October 11, 1950 - September 12, 2022
Gary A. Powell, age 71, of Townsend, DE, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Monday, September 12, 2022.
Born in Wilmington, DE on October 11, 1950, he was a son of the late Charles and Betty (Succarotte) Powell. Gary was a retired driver for Volks Wagon in the Port of Wilmington.
Gary enjoyed the simple pleasures in life. He loved horseback riding, and Nascar racing. In his leisure time, Gary enjoyed photography, and shooting a game of pool.
In addition to his parents, Gary was preceded in death by his brother, Joseph Anderson. He is survived by his beloved wife of 38 years, Mary A. (Lannon) Powell; daughter, Rachael Wheelin; step-children, Mary Theresa Paul, Jacqueline Paul, and David Paul; grandchildren, Tiffany Powell, Eric Wheelin, Emily Wheelin, Isabel Evangeline, Eric Pennington, Colby Gary, Tristan Jones, and Star Jones; and siblings, Linda Derby, Char DeLillio, Betsy Murray, and Robert Ainsworth.
A gathering for family and friends will be held from 12 pm until 1 pm on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, where a Celebration of Life will begin at 1 pm. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Gary’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market Street, Suite. 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106 or online by clicking here.