Richard L. Powell, 73, of Henderson, passed away Feb. 23, 2013, of ALS complications. He began life in Rochester, N.Y., graduated from Tucson High School in Arizona, and received a BA in political science. Dick served in the U.S. Army in Germany. He met the love of his life, Nancy, at MSU. They spent 45 years together. His career was spent in the hospitality industry. He viewed work as a place of growth, excellence, creativity and connection in service to the greater community. As a mentor and friend, his impact was great and his legacy will live on. He loved eating out, travel, theater and music. Dick is survived by his wife, Nancy; daughters, Michelle (Scott) Hanson and Dawn Powell (Tom Crenshaw); grandchildren, Mark, Jake, Chloe and Violet; and brother, Jerry (Marie) Powell. Memorial services will be at 4 p.m., Saturday, March 2, at Palm Mortuary-Eastern, 7600 S. Eastern Ave., Las Vegas. The family suggests memorials be made to ALS of Nevada, Muscular Dystrophy Association, or Paralyzed Veterans. All were invaluable in their support of Dick and his family. Arrangements under the direction of Palm Eastern Mortuary, Las Vegas, NV.