DATELINE: KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
Michael Scott "Mickey" Powers Sr.
Michael Scott Powers Sr., 79, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away on January 23, 2022 at Wendover Hospice in Shelby, NC. He was born in Mecklenburg County, NC, son of the late Fred Ertle and Norma Crook Powers. Mickey loved the Lord and was a long time member of First Baptist Church, Kings Mountain. He attended Appalachian State University where he earned his Masters Degree in Administration. Mickey worked in sales for more than 25 years and in education for many years, teaching school and eventually retiring from Cleveland County Schools as an Assistant Principal at Kings Mountain Middle School. Mr. Powers was admired by his fellow educators and students alike for his determination, work ethic and the passion he possessed for education. Mickey also taught at Cleveland Community College in the G.E.D. Program. He was an avid golfer and worked at the Masters Golf Tournament for more than 30 years as a Gallery Supervisor on the 7th hole. Mickey was an animal lover and adored his canine companion "Willie Mae". The impression Mickey made on his family, students, friends, and his community will never be forgotten. He will be missed tremendously by everyone whose lives he touched.
SURVIVORS: Wife of 33 years: Patti C. Powers, of the home
Children: Lisa Powers Bryant (John), Kings Mountain, NC, Stephanie Dotson (Dale), Gibson City, IL, Ken Wilson (Crystal) North Myrtle Beach, SC, and Michael Scott Powers Jr. (Shelley), Kings Mountain, NC
Siblings: Eric "Randy" Powers (Danelle), Norfolk, VA, and Cynthia Powers, Wilmington, NC
Grandchildren: Wilder Clark, Bailey Voges, Sydney O'Neill, Sage Dotson, Leul Dotson, Ma-Kayla Smith, Shaelin Smith, Kelsey Powers, Riley Powers, and Alley Powers
Great Grandchild: Macon Clark
FUNERAL SERVICE: Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 2:00 PM at First Baptist Church with Reverend Dr. John Sloan officiating
VISITATION: Thursday, January 27, 2022 from 1:00 PM to 1:50 PM prior to the service in the Stained Glass Room of First Baptist Church
INTERMENT: Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain, NC
In lieu of flowers, donations in Mickey's memory, may be made to First Baptist Church Missions at PO Box 786, Kings mountain, NC 28086
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