Gary E. Powell, 77, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY – Gary E. Powell, 77, of Gotham Street, Watertown, passed away on Monday Aug. 2, 2021.

Arrangements have been entrusted to North Country Cremation Service, Chaumont.

Gary was born on April 21, 1944, to Edward and Blanche (Brady) Powell. After attending local schools he enlisted in the United States Navy where he served from 1963 to 1967. He retired from Fort Drum.

Gary is the former American Legion Commander Post 61 and Jefferson County Commander, Watertown, NY. He was also a lifetime member of the American Legion, the Elks Club, and the Knights of Columbus.

He loved his music, computer games, and old movies. He enjoyed his longtime friendships with Steve Smith and Kevin Clark.

Gary is survived by his brother Gregory (Jeanine) Powell, Three Mile Bay; his sister in laws: Donna Powell and Patricia Powell; along with several nieces, nephews, and grand nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents, three brothers, Jack Powell, Robert Powell, and William Powell, and a sister, Norine Powell Monte.

A graveside service with military honors will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, in Glenwood Cemetery, Watertown.

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