Owens D. Howell
March 23, 1952 – November 2, 2018
Owens D. Howell, age 66, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Friday, November 2, 2018.
Born in Wilmington, DE on March 23, 1952, he was a son of Helen Francis (Howell) Knott and the late Owens Deputy. Owens proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corp, and worked for Greggo and Ferrara for many years as a Heavy Equipment Operator.
A passionate athlete, Owens played football at Howard High School where he was known as “Unk Man”. He also enjoyed weight lifting throughout his life. Owens was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness located on Milltown Road.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his brother, Earl Knott, Jr.; sister, Diane Collins; and stepfather, Earl Knott, Sr. He is survived by his son, Jabar Mosby; stepdaughter, Kina Crawley; special friend, Mayland Faulkner; siblings, Cedric Knott, Mary Knott-Ellis, Carol Jefferson, Donald Knott, Anthony Knott, and Gerald Knott, Sr.; grandson, Noah Wester; step-grandchildren Eric Crawley, Alicia Crawley and Paul Murray; aunt, Yvonne Brooks; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:30 am until 10:30 am on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness, 1103 Milltown Road, Wilmington, DE, where a funeral service will follow at 10:30 am. Interment will follow at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.