Michael L. Powell, 64, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY —   Michael L. Powell, 64, Watertown, passed away Friday, March 19, 2021, at his home after a brief illness while under the care of Hospice of Jefferson County with his loved ones by his side.

Calling hours will be held noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 25, at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held in North Watertown Cemetery on a date and time to be announce.

He was born April 11, 1956, in Watertown the son to the late Louis and Marion Monagahan Powell.

Mike is survived by his wife of 39 years, Debora Warren Powell, his 3 children, Cory (Tammy) Powell, Mary (Loyde Guildoo) Beecher, Kelly (Chad) McKee, 6 grandchildren, Cody Beecher, Haylie Beecher, Jordan McKee, Matthew, Maddox and Madden Powell, 2 great-grandchildren, Novah Jane and Amara Rose. Also surviving are 2 sisters, Marion “Biddy” Roberts, Lana “Jean” (Johney) Hall and several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by three brothers, Donald, Charles and Louis, and two sisters, Dawn “Pixie” and Sandra Powell.

Mike enjoyed fishing, woodworking, drawing, bike riding a collector of many things and spending time with his family.

The family would like to give a special thank you to his niece Tammy Parks, son-in-law Loyde Guildoo, his nephew Jeff Powell and Hospice of Jefferson County.

To help with funeral expense the family is asking you to contact Jeff Powell at 315-777-7836.

Online condolences may be made at www.reedbenoit.com

Arrangements are with the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Inc.