Mike Edward Power
Mike Edward Power
  • August 17, 1955 - August 5, 2017
  • Abilene, Texas

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Micheal (Mike) Edward Power of Abilene, left this earth on August 5, 2017. He was born August 17, 1955 to Daniel Edward and Cecilia Brown Power.
Mike was loved and respected by all who knew him, and adored by his wife, children, grandchildren, extended family members, and friends.
He spent most of his working career in the oil industry, except for a short time teaching and coaching football in Sudan, Texas. He was currently employed by Quail Well Service, as Supervisor of the Plugging Dept.
He could always be found reading a good book, watching an old western on TV, or telling stories to his kids and grandkids. He was proud of his cowboy heritage, and had a love for riding horses, playing golf, listening to music, and watching football. He was a natural teacher and loved sharing his knowledge with anyone who would lend an ear. But most of all Mike enjoyed spending his time with his loving wife of 36 years, Eva Ann Power.
Mike was an amazing husband, father, grandfather, and the best friend a person could have, and liked by everyone; a simple, honest man of integrity, and the World was a better a place with him here.
Mike was preceded in death by: his father, Daniel Edward Power; his sister, Sarah Ann Power; nephews Mark Berger and Ronnie Reed; and a brother-in-law Craig Brunson.
He leaves behind his wife, Eva; one son, Michael Dan Power; two daughters--Brandi Nichole Power and Racheal Ann Mergel and husband Jason. Seven grandchildren, Matthew Power, Monieca Power, Marcus Power, Kaden Mergel, Joslin Power, Raeleigh Mergel, and Rylin Power. His mother, Cecilia Petry, two sisters-Danna Kay Peterson, and husband Pete of Anson and Robin Power of Bogata; Three brothers-W. Scott Power, and wife Barbara of Breckenridge; and Monty Power of Breckenridge; and John Power and wife Jill of Glenrose; brother-in-law, Ted Vinita of Abilene; 21 nieces and nephews, and many friends and other family members. Acting as pallbearers will be honorary pallbearer, Matthew Power, Lance Power, Andrew Power, Chris Brunson, Josh Power, Jimmy Power, Nolan Power, and Robbie Robertson.
Visitation will be from 6 pm to 8 pm, Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at the Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 5701 Highway 277 South, Abilene, TX.
Services will be held at 2 pm, Thursday, August 10, 2017 at the Oldham Lane Church of Christ, 5049 Oldham Lane, Abilene, TX.