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Thomas M. Powell Sr

1967 - 2020

Thomas M. Powell Sr, 53, of Milton passed away on Friday, November 6, 2020 at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born in Lycoming County on January 15, 1967, he was the son of the late Cary E. and Sandra Lee (Flowers) Powell.  He was married to the former Pamala Guffey. Together they celebrated 30 years of marriage.

Tom was a 1985 graduate of the Union County Christian Academy and had served in the US Army during Desert Storm.  He had worked for Great Dane and ACF Industries.

He was Past Governor of the Loyal Order of Moose.  He enjoyed fishing, watching Big Brother, doing diamond art, demolition derbies, figure 8 racing, riding his Harley and especially spending time with his grandchildren. He was a fan of Penn State football, the Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Phillies and the Pittsburgh Steelers.

One of his greatest joys was playing Texas Hold’em.

In addition to his wife he is survived by three children Travis R. Powell and his wife Elizabeth of West Milton, Thomas M. Powell Jr of Milton, and TaLee M. Carter and her husband TeeJ of Milton; three grandchildren Emily K. Powell, Tiersa D. Carter and Tiege A. Carter; a brother Cary E. Powell Jr of Florida; a sister Tina Swartz and her husband Roger of Watsontown; his mother in law Maxine Black; three brothers in law David Guffey and his wife Brenda, Rick Guffey and Denny Guffey and his wife Sabrina; and his stepmother Marion Nelson of New Columbia.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents who raised him William and Erma Powell.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, November 20, 2020 at the Milton Moose 139 S. Front St. Milton from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.  Military Honors will follow.


With loving thoughts and condolences. You will be missed. RIP my little brother. Love you. Tina XXXX/OOOO

Our condolences. At 79 we are all too familiar with the loss and grief associated with the passing of loved ones. Our hearts go out to you. Stay strong and healthy.
Michael and Mary Ellen Karnow

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