George Keck Powell

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

George Keck Powell, MD, AAFPFACS (ret.), Colonel U.S. Army (ret.) of St. Marys, Ga., 80, passed away Aug. 20, 2019. He served 26 years in the U.S. Army as a trauma surgeon in Vietnam, with NASA on ocean recoveries for Apollo and Skylab missions, program director for surgical residency programs at El Paso, Texas, and Augusta, Ga., and surgical consultant to the Surgeon General of the U.S. Army. He graduated from Washington University School of Medicine and Colorado College.

He is survived by his wife, Alice Jane Powell; four children, four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.