OBITUARY

Gay E. Powers

June 14, 1933September 19, 2014
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Lansing, Michigan; formerly of Sharon, Tennessee Gay E. Powers, 81, of Lansing, Michigan passed away September 19, 2014. He was born June 14, 1933 in Sharon, Tennessee to the late Charlie and Lois (Edwards) Powers. He proudly served in the United States Army, stationed in Germany. After his years of service, Gay became the owner and operator of Powers Motor Sales in 1955 and “Anytime Anywhere” taxi service. Gay was preceded in death by his parents and 8 of his brothers. Surviving to cherish his memory are his wife, Joyce Powers; sons, Brian (Raquel) Powers, Robin (Kristin) Powers, and Shane (Julie) Powers; grandchildren, Taylor Beck, Orion, Alina, Sydney, and Storm Powers; three brothers; and one sister. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at Messiah Lutheran Church, 5740 Holt Rd, Holt, MI 48842. The family will receive friends for visitation on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel, 900 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48912. The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.grlansing.com.

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, September 25, 2014

Memories

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Kelly Noecker

October 22, 2014

R.I.P Gay, I will always remember the times you made me laugh and the amazing stories you had to tell!

JW and Kevin Elliott

October 1, 2014

I send this message of condolences on behalf of my father (JW) and myself to express our heartfelt sympathy on the passing of Gay. I remember well all the good times and laughter we shared. May God bless your family and friends in this time loss.

September 25, 2014

Frederick J. Blackmond

Eric & Laura Larson

September 25, 2014

Our thoughts and prayers are with each and every one of you during this very sad, and difficult time! We are so very sorry for your loss! May God be with you, comfort you, and give you strength! Sending our love to all!

karen powers

September 25, 2014

Aunt Joyce and family;

Sending or deepest condolences to you and all those that new and loved uncle gay. Sending all our love your way!

Karen Powers (Nate's widow) and sons Nate Jr and Anthony Powers.

Amber Pearson

September 25, 2014

R.I.P

Judy Pollard

September 24, 2014

You all have meant so much to me for many years. There are so many stories and memories that will never be forgotten. Take care of each other and know that I am thinking of all of you. Gob bless you and love to you all.

Kristina Powers

September 24, 2014

Sending love and prayers to all my family. Not able to make this trip, but everyone of you are in my thoughts and prayers. From Kristina, Brad, Rylee, Peyton, and Kaiti.

Jen Eacker

September 24, 2014

We are so sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with your entire family. Mike, Jen and Paige

Shane Locke

September 24, 2014

Sorry to hear of Gay`s passing. My thoughts are with your family.

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