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In Memory

Rozell Howard - Class Of 1970

Rozell Howard


Rozell Howard age 72 of Trevose passed into eternal life on August 28, 2023 he was born on July 4, 1951 in Tuskegee, Alabama to the late Ocie L. and Mary Lee Howard. He was the 9th of 13 children.

The family relocated to Trevose, Pennsylvania in 1955, where Rozell grew up and spent most of his adult life.

He attended and graduated from Bensalem School District. He also attended the Bucks County Technical School where he majored in cooking and restaurant service.

After graduating high school, he worked at various jobs including Betz Laboratories, KFC, 3M Industries and retired after working for Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Virginia Beach, VA. He also worked for Central Bucks Lawn Service, cutting and maintaining the grass at the Second Baptist Church in Doylestown, PA.

Rozell loved fishing, cooking (especially on the grill). In his early life, he liked fast cars, loved to dress nice, and was sharp as a tack when he went out. He also loved music and had all the latest record albums and would often D.J. parties and events for the family, and he had a very unique sense of humor and could find humor in almost any situation.

Rozell was preceded in death by his parents Ocie L. and Mary Lee Howard. Six brothers, Twins Jessie and Robert, David, Floyd (passed as an infant), Cardell and Alphonse Howard.

He leaves to mourn his passing, his devoted son Rozell Lamont Howard, two brothers, James (Janice) and Nathaniel Howard. Four sisters, Geraldine Lord, Lois Jones, Odester Brumsey and Palastine Bussey and husband Terry.

He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to Rozell’s Life Celebration Saturday, September 9, 2023 after 9:00AM at John F. Givnish Life Celebration Home, 10975 Academy Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19154. Followed by his Funeral Service at 11:00AM. Interment will follow at White Chapel Memorial Park.

Sorrowfully submitted in loving memory of his family.