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William Henry Powell

September 22, 1958 ~ July 16, 2020 (age 61)

Obituary

William Henry Powell, son of EmmaB.(Leonard) Powell and the late Charles H. Powell, was born September 22, 1958
in Baltimore, MD and departed this life of July 16, 2020 after battling a lengthy illness. With the support of this family,
William fought until the very end.

William received his education from the Baltimore city Public School System, finishing with a high school diploma. At
the age of 18, he began his career at Baltimore Gas and Electric as a substation operator and remained there until his retirement. He
loved his job almost as much as he enjoyed bowling, traveling and spending time with his family. William better known as NeNe, was
always the life of the party and the comedian. Anytime someone entered his presence, they were guaranteed a smile.

He leaves to cherish his memory his mother Emma Powell, three brothers Charles Lightner, Charles Irvin Powell, Anthony Powell;
three sisters Linda May, Gwendolyn Powell and Janice Powell. He also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

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Services

Walk Through Viewing
Wednesday
July 22, 2020

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Calvin B. Scruggs Funeral Home
1412 E. Preston Street
Baltimore, MD 21213

Wake
Thursday
July 23, 2020

10:00 AM
Calvin B. Scruggs Funeral Home
1412 E. Preston Street
Baltimore, MD 21213

Funeral Service
Thursday
July 23, 2020

10:30 AM
Calvin B. Scruggs Funeral Home
1412 E. Preston Street
Baltimore, MD 21213
 

Video is available for this event



Interment following funeral service
Thursday
July 23, 2020

Parkwood Cemetery
3310 Taylor Ave.
Parkville, MD 21234

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