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Gary "Tweety" Calvin Powell

June 24, 1942 ~ January 27, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Gary Powell Obituary

Gary “Tweety” Calvin Powell, 81 of Wellington, passed away peacefully Saturday, January 27, 2024 at Keystone Pointe, Lagrange, Ohio.

Gary was born June 24, 1942 in Elyria where he grew up and was a 1960 graduate from Elyria High School. He began working for the City of Elyria Street Department in 1974, retiring in 2004 after 30 years of service. He enjoyed playing rummy and doing jigsaw puzzles with his wife.  He liked bowling, playing the Wii, using his metal detector and working word search puzzles. Gary loved fishing, playing games, and attending the fair to watch his grandkids show their animals. He was a devoted Browns, Indians, and Cavs fan.

Gary is survived by his wife, Vivian of 35 years, step-daughters, Theresa (Brad) Tarry of Lafayette, Louisiana, Tammy (Mike) Berghaus of Litchfield, Cheryl (Ben) Kidwell of Cincinnati and Amy (Tim) Smith of Wellington; step-son, Michael (Wanita Craiglow) Repak, of Canton; grandchildren, Daniel (Sarah) Lawson, Kristina (Zack) Leblanc, Austin and Shelby Berghaus, Taylor and Presley Anderson, Maddison Kidwell, Christopher (Rachel) Repak, Ashley (Andrew) Squires, Alli (Billy) Oliver, and Stephen Elder; great-grandchildren, Sophia, Kylee, Alaina, Lorelai, Isaac, Reid, Adalae, and Mila; brothers Roger of Lagrange, Arthur (MaryAnn) of Elyria and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Eva (Robinson) Powell and a sister, Betsy.

The family would like to invite friends to Gary’s Celebration of Life Saturday, Feb 3, 2024 at the Penfield Township Hall, 41012 State Route 18, Wellington, Ohio 44090 from 12-4 pm.

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Gary's Celebration of Life
February 3, 2024

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Penfield Township Hall
41012 State Route 18
Wellington, OH 44090


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