Allen Taylor Powell

June 7, 1985 - April 1, 2021

Posted 4/9/21

Allen Taylor Powell of Hempstead, Texas died on April 1st, 2021 in Houston, Texas.

Born in Corpus Christi, Texas on June 7th, 1985, Allen grew up in Katy, Texas graduating from Katy High School …

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Allen Taylor Powell

June 7, 1985 - April 1, 2021

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Allen Taylor Powell of Hempstead, Texas died on April 1st, 2021 in Houston, Texas.

Born in Corpus Christi, Texas on June 7th, 1985, Allen grew up in Katy, Texas graduating from Katy High School before joining the U.S. Army in 2007.

He was an accomplished musician who loved to share his writings and passion for music with others. Over the course of his life, Allen communicated through his music, writing everything from classical concertos on piano, to recording an entire album, of folk-rock songs, where he played every instrument.

Allen was a veteran of the U.S. Army, where he served as a Radiological Technician. He conducted basic training at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri and attended advanced individual training at Ft. Sam Houston in San Antonio. Allen’s first and only duty station at Ft. Steward, Georgia provided him the opportunity to enhance his skills as an X-Ray Tech.

He is survived by his parents Patrick and Donna Forristal of Hempstead, Texas, his older brother Cody Powell, (wife Anne, sons Kyle and Jackson, and daughter Samantha), his younger, brother Luke Forristal (wife Lauren) and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins who love him dearly.

Allen was preceded in death by his father Hubbard Lee Powell of Bryan, Texas.

Family will receive friends from 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM, on Saturday, April 17th, 2021 at the Schmidt Funeral Home Chapel.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the Schmidt Funeral Home Chapel, on Saturday, April 17th, 2021 at 11:30 AM, with Deacon Mike Yenik, officiating.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to Camp Hope www.ptsdusa.org or give to a local alcohol and drug treatment facility.

Arrangements through Schmidt Funeral Home, 12029 Hwy 36 South, Bellville, Texas 77418 (979) 865-2424.