Bridge bum, W. George Powell, formerly of Armstrong, lately of Prince George, passed away at the age of 56 on Oct. 30th at the Prince George Hospital after suffering a series of strokes. He will be missed by one son, Jeffrey (Jamie) of Leamington, Ont.; two daughters, Karen (Don) of Vancouver and Kimberly of Vernon; three grandchildren Kaiden, Tyler and Courtney; his mother Dorothy Powell of Armstrong; one brother Art (Lorraine) Powell of Enderby, sister Marilyn (Bill) Pullen of Edmonton, numerous nieces and nephews, a special partner Terri Des Schutter, and also survived by ex-wife Linda Angell. His father Ralph E. Powell predeceased George. A Celebration Of Life will be held at Zion United Church in Armstrong on Tuesday, Nov. 4th at 10:30am, Louise Burton officiating, lunch to follow. In lieu of flowers please donate to the charity of your choice. Coates Personal Alternative Funeral Services in charge. 558-0866.