A resident of Brentwood Bay BC and formerly of Chatham-Kent, Ontario; St. Lambert and Lake Louisa, Quebec, died suddenly in his sleep in the early morning of Feb. 23, 2009 at the age of 52 years.
Son of Jack Powers of Ridgetown and the late Wilma (Ward) Powers. Also, surviving is a brother Geoff of Toronto. Chris was bright, humourous, generous and very gentle.
Remembrance services have yet to be scheduled and when confirmed will be announced on the McKinlay Funeral Home web site. In lieu of donations, please do a kindness for someone who needs it. Online condolences may be left at
McKinlay Funeral Home
76 Main Street East