Funeral: Monday, March 16, 2020 11:00am
Visitation: Monday, March 16, 2020 10:00am – 11:00am
Location: St. Paul Baptist Church, 1123 Center St., Racine, WI
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Howard Earl Powell departed this life on March 9, 2020. He was born October 18, 1960 to Joe and Lillie (nee: Little) Powell in Isola, Mississippi.
Howard received his formal education in the Racine Unified School District and graduated from Horlick High School in Racine, WI, graduating in 1978. He accepted Christ as his Savior at an early age.
Howard held various positions since age 17. He was a very devoted and hard working man. His most recent job was at American Metal Technology as a machine repairman.
Howard shared his life with his companion Cynthia McDuffie and enjoyed watching sports, especially the Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Bucks. He advocated for his friends and family and he was always there to offer support. Howard was adored by his nieces and nephews.
Howard leaves to cherish his memory his son, Issac Bluitt; brothers Joe Cole, Ernest (Elizabeth) Powell and Nailon (Tracie) Lee; one sister, Clarethe Powell; three grandsons, Quintin, Isaiah, and Mekhi, a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends, as well as his loving companion Cynthia McDuffie and his longtime friend Darryl White.
Howard was preceded in death by his father Joe Louis Powell; mother Lillie Powell; paternal grandparents Joe Nathan and Savannah (nee: Rayford) Powell; maternal grandparents Johnson and Le-Ester (nee: Steward) Little, Sr.; uncles Johnson Little, Jr., Eddie, and Bernard and his aunts Leola Washington and Connie Harrell.