Marion Powell, 64, formerly of College Station, passed away Saturday morning, December 19, 2015 at Hospice Brazos Valley. After a lengthy hard fought battle with cancer, Heaven gained another Angel, and Marion has been reunited with his loving wife Sue Ann Powell, and they are now together dancing with their Lord.
A time for family to receive friends will be from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Monday, December 21, 2015 at St. Michael’s Chapel at 2402 S. College Ave. in Bryan. A Celebration of Life honoring Marion will begin at 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at St. Michael’s with interment to follow at Steep Hollow Cemetery in Bryan. Full military honors, provided by American Legion Earl Graham Post 159 in Bryan will honor Marion at the cemetery. Services are in the care and direction of Callaway-Jones Funeral Home and Crematory.
Born November 10, 1951, in Denver City, Texas, the son of John and Maggie Corbin Powell, he was an accomplished telecommunications technician, and a proud veteran of the US Army, having honorably served his country during Vietnam.
Marion was also a proud volunteer and member of the Patriot Guard Riders, ensuring dignity and respect at memorial and funeral services honoring fallen military heroes, first responders, and honorably discharged Veterans.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Sue Ann Powell just 2 short years ago; daughter, Annette Denise Powell; and his parents.
He leaves behind a son and daughter-in-law, Ezra and Kathy Powell of Bryan; daughter and son-in-law, Natasha and Kris Karstens of Bryan, and their children, Payton, Avery, and Brayden; brother, John Powell of Corpus Christi; and sister, Debra Powell of Mississippi.
His family is forever grateful for the countless prayers, visits, cards, notes and love expressed by those that were touched by his life.
In lieu of flowers, and for those who desire, contributions in Marion’s honor may be sent to Hospice Brazos Valley, 502 W. 26th St, Bryan, TX 77803, or to the Patriot Guard Riders, 6641 E. 85th St., North Owasso, OK 74055.
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