Craig Leon Powell was born on 21 April 1955 in Mesa, Arizona to Roy and Dixie Powell. He died on 22 March 2020 in Mesa, Arizona. He was the 6th of 11 children. He was married to Jacqueline Ann Pagani in Mesa, Arizona in 1980. They had two children, Elizabeth Ann Powell and Jonathan Craig Powell. They divorced in 1987. He married Collette Myrna Gleed in 1993 and adopted a son, Jameson Lee Powell (James) in 1999. He was divorced from Collette in 2010.
Craig was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints his entire life and went on a mission to Denmark in 1974 -1976. Craig graduated from EAC in 1976, attended ASU spring of 1977 and summer of 1980. He died with a testimony of Jesus Christ and was loved by his family and friends. He is survived by daughter Elizabeth Ann Powell (Christian Spindler), granddaughter, Elisabeth Abigail Spindler, grandson, David Jonathan Spindler, son Jonathan Craig Powell (Erin Powell), granddaughter, Zelda Grace Powell, son Jameson Lee Powell, mother Dixie Lee Powell, brothers: John, Richard, David, sisters: Karen, (Tony Carbine), Lora Lee, (David Hofmann), Donna (Don Bradshaw), Denise. (Paul Hamilton), Yvonne, (Paul Nickels), Elon, (Paul Simonson).
Family members who previously passed: father, Roy and brother, Ronald.