Raymond Powell Obituary – (1957 – 2021) – Detroit, MI


Raymond “David” Powell

Detroit – Raymond David Powell, brother, uncle, and cousin died on Sunday, February 14, 2021, at the age of 63 in Detroit, Michigan.

David was born on August 27, 1957 in Roanoke Rapids Township, Halifax County, North Carolina.

He served with honors in the United States Marine Corps and dedicated his life to helping others through his work on the Detroit Rescue Mission. He was also known for his witty sense of humor.

Before David died, his mother, Ruth Powell Thomas, his father, Raymond Gregg, and his sister, Alice Faye Williams. He is survived by his siblings Shirley Bell of Evans, GA, Donald Powell of Warrenton, NC, Doris Ramsey of Durham, NC, Lillian Powell of St. Paul, MN, Judy Williams of Brooklyn Park, MN, and Michael Powell (Mary) Halifax, NC, nieces, nephews, cousins ​​and many other relatives and friends.

There is currently no funeral service. A celebration of his life will be announced by the family at a later date.


Dusty Kennedy