David Dewitt Howell Sr., 72, died Friday, July 15, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rufus and Rossie Howell; one brother, Dewitt Howell; and three sisters, Anna Caulder, Edith Jackson, Alma Lee Parker.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday, July 18 at Bladen-Gaskins Funeral Home in Elizabethtown. Final rites will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 19 at Whites Creek Baptist Church in Clarkton with Kincy Barrow officiating. Burial will be in the Lewis Cemetery in Bladenboro.
Survivors include his spouse, Janie Cashwell; two sons, David Dewitt Howell Jr. of Bladenboro, Steven Jake Cashwell of Elizabethtown; brothers, Richard Howell and Charlie Howell, both of Clarkton, Jack Howell of Mocksville, Billy Howell of Dunn; one sister, Martha Newsome of Fayetteville; two granddaughters; and four grandsons.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the funeral fund of David Dewitt Howell Sr., c/o Bladen Gaskins Funeral Home, P.O. Box 3150, Elizabethtown, N.C. 28337.