Mr. Isadore Albert Powell, Jr.

  • BORN: February 22, 1929
  • DIED: November 5, 2014
  • LOCATION: Severn, Maryland

Isadore Albert Powell Jr., 85, of Severn, MD died November 5, 2014
Isadore was born February 22, 1929, in Charleston, S.C. to the late Marie Barrett Powell and Isadore Albert Powell Sr. In addition to his parents, Isadore was predeceased by his brother, Edward Barrett Powell (Eulalia Trotter). He attended Avery Institute, and received his undergraduate degree from South Carolina State. He received his Master's degree from Central Michigan University.
Isadore served for twenty-nine years as an Infantry officer in the United States Army. He was the recipient of the Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal (three oak leaf cluster), the Bronze Star medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the Korean Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, the Vietnam service Medal, the Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm (unit citation), the Vietnam Armed Forces Honor Medal. He loved his volunteer work with the Red Cross and his other civic organizations.
Isadore is survived by his wife of 50 years, Persephone Walker Powell, his son Brian Walker (Sherry Rudder) Powell, grandson, Sean Alexander Powell, his brother Dennis Warren Powell, nephew: Edward Barrett Powell Jr., nieces: Pamela Powell, Debra Powell, Antoinette Powell and other family members and friends.
Memorial services to celebrate Isadore's life will be held Thursday November 13,2014 at the Main Post Chapel, 4419 Llewellyn Avenue, Fort George G. Meade, MD 20755, at 9:30 AM
Interment Services will take place at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Chesapeake 90 Ritchie Highway Pasadena, MD 21122 or the Alzheimer's Association 1850 York Road Suite D Timonium, MD 21093.

Memorial Service
  • November 13, 2014
    9:30 AM
  • Main Post Chapel
  • 4419 Llewellyn Avenue
  • Fort George G. Meade, MD 20755
  • (301) 677-4337
  • Get Directions
  • Arlington National Cemetery
  • At A Later Date
  • Arlington, VA 22211
  • (877) 907-8585
  • Get Directions


“ So sorry to hear of his passing. We will definitely miss him and his wonderful laugh. You will always be in our thoughts and prayers. ”

Posted by: Maurice and Laura Gibbs - FL

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