Obituary: Gregory Jay Powell


Gregory Jay Powell, 50, of Mountain View, Arkansas passed away on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, at his home.

Gregory was born on Dec. 3, 1970, in Monroe, Wisconsin to John D. and Virginia K. (Wheeler) Powell.

Gregory graduated in 1992 from Wild Rose High School in Wisconsin. He was a member of Foothills Baptist Church in Mountain View, Arkansas, and worked at Waushara Industries in Wautoma, Wisconsin from 1992-1996, Hardee’s in Mountain View, Arkansas from 1996-1999, and then at Star Industries/Friendship in Mountain View from 1999-2016.

Gregory enjoyed many different activities and hobbies including the Chicago Bears, hot wheels, cars, Razorbacks, food, family, wrestling, money, music, church, dance, swimming, the television show Cops, Nascar, and a variety of game shows. Gregory was a beloved son, grandson, brother, uncle, and friend who will be greatly missed by all of his loving family and friends.

Gregory is survived by his parents, John D. and Virginia K. (Wheeler) Powell; one brother, Kurt E. Powell and wife Charlene of Avalon, Wisconsin; three sisters, Tina M. (Powell) Treadway and husband Dwight of Mountain View, Arkansas, Kory L. (Powell) Sanders and husband Tony of Mountain View, Arkansas, Kathy Strothman and husband Bryon of Gurnee, Illinois along with many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and friends.

Gregory was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, John and Marion Powell and Hazel Powell; maternal grandparents, Jim and Norma (Wheeler) Beaty.

Visitation for Gregory will be Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, from 2:00-3:30 p.m. at Roller Crouch Chapel in Mountain View, Arkansas. Funeral services will follow the visitation beginning at 3:30 p.m. with Brother Tommy Medley officiating. There will be no burial following the services.

Honorary pallbearers are Tony Sanders, Dwight Treadway, Kurt Powell, Boyd Robinson, Johnathan Sanders, and Thomas Lipke.

Roller Crouch Funeral Home in Mountain View, Arkansas is in charge of the arrangements.

Due to COVID-19 Roller Crouch Funeral Home requires everyone to supply and wear their own face mask while in the funeral home as well as social distancing guidelines which include remaining six feet apart and a limited number of people in the funeral home at one time.

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