SALUDA– A graveside service for Christopher Michael Wayne “Chris” Powell, 39, will be held Thursday at 12:00 p.m. in Fort Jackson Cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The DAV or Gary Sinise Foundation.
Chris passed away Thursday, June 6, 2019. Born in Columbia, he was a son of the late David Wayne Powell and Sylvia Marie Lucas. Chris was a U.S. Army veteran and served in Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was a helpful neighbor and enjoyed fishing and spending time with his children.
Surviving are his children, Christopher Owen “CJ” Powell, Savannah Grace Lynn Powell, Loralei Monica Faye Powell; brothers, Robert “Robbie” Powell (Dee), Jonathan “Jon” Powell (Sandy); and paternal grandmother, Wanda Powell.