Michael Edward Powell, 78 of Pleasanton California, passed away unexpectedly on March 6, 2020 in Pleasanton, California. 

Michael was born on December 16th, 1941 in Gary, West Virginia to Willis E. Powell and Helen E. Drosick Powell. He was married to Jeanette Powell on August 13, 1971 in Albuquerque, NM. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and proudly served in the United States Air Force, retiring after 20 years of service. 

Michael worked many years at Palo Verde Nuclear Power Plant and Fed – Ex as Senior Maintenance Manager. 

Michael is preceded in death by both his parents and wife. 

Michael is survived by his daughter Katherine DiCaprio and son-in-law, Vincent DiCaprio. Granddaughters, Brianna DiCaprio and Angelina DiCaprio. 

Loving sister, Phyllis J. Powell Keith of Barboursville, WV; Nieces, Joan Keith Scarberry of Barboursville, WV and Sherry Keith Steele of Winchester, Ky; Nephew, Larry Keith of Kenova, WV; Great nieces Mindy Scarberry Merritta, Cindy Scarberry Ross of Barboursville, WV; Amanda Hurtz Woosley of Lexington, Ky; Great nephews Chad Keith of Prichard, WV, Derek Keith of Proctorville, Ohio, Samuel Steele of Winchester, Ky and 7 great- great nieces and 1 great-great nephew. 

We all loved Michael and will miss him very much. Fly high Uncle Michael, Fly high. Until we meet again.