On Monday, October 10, 2022, Marvin Bruce Powlas, a beloved father, grandfather, and friend, passed away. He was seventy-five. Born to Alma and Craver Earl Powlas, Bruce graduated from Eau Gallie High School in Melbourne, FL, served in the United States Marine Corps during Vietnam, graduated from Lake City College with a degree in Horticulture, and worked in said field his whole life.
Bruce loved fishing, landscaping, music, old western films, books, cigars, and cold beer. He will be remembered for the mischievous twinkle in his sky blue eyes and his warm smile. He is survived by his daughters, Rachael and Chloe, grandsons, Isaac Bruce and Levi Nicholas, and brothers, Ronald and Dan.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, October 20, 2022, at 10 a.m. in the Riverwoods Plantation Clubhouse (4600 Robert E. Lee Boulevard East, Estero, FL 33928). In lieu of giving flowers, the family asks that those who are able instead make a donation to the Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida.
4600 Robert E. Lee Boulevard East, Estero, FL 33928