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Hollywood Memorial

William David Powell

Son of actor William Powell, he was an acclaimed television writer whose credits include ‘Bonanza,’ ‘Death Valley,’ ’77 Sunset Strip’ and ‘Rawhide.’ David also worked as an associate producer at Warner Bros. and Universal Studios, and held an executive position at NBC. He stabbed himself repeatedly in the upper body while standing in his shower; had suffered depression, hepatitis and chronic kidney problems. Dead at age 43 and buried in Desert Memorial Park outside of Palm Springs.