In Loving

Washington Powell

July 10, 1946 – August 25, 2021

Washington Powell, 75, of Richmond, VA, departed this life on Wednesday, August 25, 2021.

Washington leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 56 years, Florence Powell; his mother, Rosa Mae Powell;  one son, George Powell (LaTonja); one daughter, Angela Powell; two grandsons, Lamont and Geordan Powell; three sisters, Sarah Ross (Jack), Cynthia Wood (Marshall), Margaret Gillus (Anthony); four brothers, Edward (Geneva), Gerald (Patricia), Bernard, and Floyd Powell.  He is preceded in death by three brothers, Lars, Willie, and Robert Powell.  Survivors also include a host of nieces, nephews, family members, and friends.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 30, 2021 at Affinity Funeral Service, 2720 Enterprise Parkway, Richmond, VA 23294, with visitation 30 minutes prior to the service.

Due to high-risk family members, individuals unvaccinated (COVID 19) will not be able to attend in person. Masks will be required at the visitation and the memorial service.

Click here to view the live stream service for Washington Powell.



Affinity Funeral Service-Richmond Chapel

2720 Enterprise Parkway

Richmond, VA 23294


Monday, August 30, 2021


10:30 – 11:00 am

Memorial Service


Affinity Funeral Service-Richmond Chapel

2720 Enterprise Parkway

Richmond, VA 23294


Monday, August 30, 2021


11:00 am

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  1. Jennifer Powell August 26, 2021 at 1:38 pm - Reply

    My dear family, please accept my condolences to you during this difficult time. Rest on Uncle Washington—rest on.

  2. Anita Pouncy Young August 26, 2021 at 6:31 pm - Reply

    Continuous prayers for my family. Memories of his love will forever be with us.

  3. Aretha Dennis Bradshaw August 26, 2021 at 7:34 pm - Reply

    Condolences to family and friends…Aretha Bradshaw

    • Aretha Bradshaw August 26, 2021 at 7:36 pm - Reply

      Aunt Glo, George, Angie and cousins…I won’t be able to attend the service in person, but you’re in my thoughts and prayers.

  4. iris Galloway August 26, 2021 at 8:09 pm - Reply

    Praying for comfort and strengthen for you and your family at this sad time
    R.I.P. Washington Powell
    Much Love

  5. Esaw and Sherry Powell Brooks August 26, 2021 at 10:10 pm - Reply

    Heart felt condolences Aunt Florence,George,Angie and family. Only God knows about his children .Uncle Washington was a kind and a free spirited person. RIP

  6. Mara garnet Gillus August 27, 2021 at 11:26 am - Reply

    No more pain nor worries. May you Rest In Peace Washington. To the family God makes no mistakes
    Love you all❤️❤️

  7. Veronica Powell August 27, 2021 at 5:16 pm - Reply

    Praying for you all. May God continue to give you peace within. We know our lives are all in God’s hands and plans. Stay strong each of you and be blessed. Love you all.

    • .Calvin Banks August 27, 2021 at 6:41 pm - Reply

      My sincere condolences too the family

  8. Jacqueline Brown August 27, 2021 at 5:39 pm - Reply

    Prayers going out to all my extended family the Powell’s. Love you always. We will be with the family in spirit. Love. Jacqueline Brown and family

  9. Apostle Phyllis and Apostle Wilbert Henderson Sr August 29, 2021 at 10:17 pm - Reply

    My prayers are flowing your way for you all God will take care of him now love you all

  10. Jill Thomason August 30, 2021 at 9:16 pm - Reply

    Continuing to pray for you and the family.

  11. Wayne Cain September 2, 2021 at 1:59 pm - Reply

    My prayers are with the family. May God bless you all.

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