Timothy Powell

November 24, 1955 - March 10, 2017
Elk Rapids, MI



Saturday, March 18, 2017
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
Traverse City Life Story Funeral Home
Traverse City Location
400 West Hammond Road
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 941-9034

An informal gathering will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Life Story Funeral Home in Traverse City.

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At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Heartland Hospice
4020 Copper View; Suite 113
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 935-0389
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P.O. Box 94
Acme, MI 49610
(231) 587-0738
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Life Story / Obituary


Timothy Gordon Powell, 61 of Elk Rapids, died Friday, March 10, 2017

He was born on November 24, 1955 in Traverse City the son of Leon Gordon and Bertha May (Stites) Powell.

Tim was a life-long resident of Elk Rapids. He retired from the maintenance department at the Elk Rapids Public Schools; where he worked for many, many years.

He was dedicated to the schools and loved mowing the school football and baseball fields and enjoyed walking his friends dog, Riley. Tim loved his Red Truck and his John Deer Mower.

Tim is survived by his mother, Bertha Powell; sisters, Lana (Don) Courtade, Pat (Bruce) Chappel and Cathy (Dan) Hansel; his aunts, uncles, cousins and his close friend, Curt Johnson.

He is preceded in death by his father, Leon Powell.

An informal gathering will be held 2pm to 5pm, Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City. The family would like to thank the staff at Heartland Hospice, Eastport Village Adult Foster Care and Curt Johnson for the great care they gave Tim. Memorial Contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, Traverse City and AC PAW to care animals. Please visit www.lifestorytc.com to sign the guest book and share you memories and thoughts with the family.