Littleton F. Powell, Jr. “Lit”
Littleton Fletcher “Lit” Powell, Jr., age 90, of Newark, DE, passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 . Born in Onancock, VA, on Dec. 26, 1925, he was the son of the late Littleton F., Sr. and Sally Finney Powell.
A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, Mr. Powell retired as general manager of the Cecil Whig Printing Division. He was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church, Newark. An avid history buff, Mr. Powell loved traveling, reading and collecting lighthouses.
Survivors include his wife of 22 years, Lucille Powell; daughter-in-law, Arlene Powell, Elkton, MD; grandchildren, Shannon Anderson, Elkton, MD, and Shawn D. Powell and wife, Amanda, Durham, NC; great-grandchildren, Savannah and Caleb Anderson, Elkton, MD, and Reese, Maeve and Beckett Powell, Durham, NC; step-sons, Paul Crothers, Newark, DE, and James Crothers and wife, Barbara, Unionville, PA; and siblings, John Powell and wife, Dorothy, Seaford, DE, James Powell and wife, Elaine, Springfield, VA, and Amanda Nichols and husband, Bob, Berlin, MD.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Powell was preceded in death by his first wife, Marian Powell; and son, Larry D. Powell.
Funeral service will be held at 12 Noon, Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at Hicks Home for Funerals, 103 W. Stockton Street, Elkton, MD, where visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Interment with military honors will be in Cherry Hill Methodist Cemetery, Cherry Hill, MD.
Flowers are welcome; however, contributions may be made to Lighthouse Baptist Church, 1842 Otts Chapel Road, Newark, DE 19702.