David Powell, Sr.

David Roland Powell, Sr.

David Roland Powell, Sr., 66, of McGehee passed away on June 2, 2015.

Mr. Powell graduated from UALR in 1975 with a Juris Doctorate degree. He and his wife, Susie were the proud owners of “Hoots” in McGehee which allowed him to truly do what he loved. He never met a stranger and enjoyed getting to know everyone who came to eat at “Hoots.” He was a loving husband and father and will be missed deeply by family and friends.

He was born on November 23, 1948 and was the son of the late Drexel and Minnie Louise Powell.

He is survived by his wife, Susie Powell; son, David Powell, Jr. of McGehee; daughters, Janet Law (Lucas) of Conway, Tessa Renfrow (Eric) of Monroe, Lousiana, and Marke White (Justin) of McGehee; and nine grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on June 4 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service in McGehee. Funeral service will be held June 5 at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in McGehee with Rev. Joe Head officiating. Burial will follow at McGehee Cemetery in McGehee.

Pallbearers will be Randy Allison, Jerry Bayliss, Mike Lally, Rusty Thompson, Chris Dunnahoe, Mike French, David Glosup, and Arzo French.

Memorials may be made to Paws and Claws Humane Society of McGehee, P.O. Box 975, McGehee, AR 71654.