Obituary for Yaseem K. Powell
Yaseem was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Basheera Powell and Charles Sills on December 25, 1998. He departed this life on March 28, 2017.
Yaseem was affectionately called “Yahdy” by his family and “Sosa Bwingoworld” by his friends.
Yaseem was educated in the Philadelphia School System and later moved to Delaware where he attended Job Corps to seek more education and a construction degree.
If you knew “Yahdy” you knew he loved to get dressed in nice clothes. He was a ladies man, and loved to tell jokes. His favorite food was pizza and a bag of Tahi’s chips.
Yaseem leaves to cherish his memories; his parents, Basheera Powell, Charles Sills, brother, Duvuall Long; sister, Naimah Perry, Basheera Powell; his nephews, Bahjmir Graham, Nahir Graham; nieces, Melanie Raynor and Eqypt Lewis and a host of aunts, uncles, and cousins, along with many extended family members and friends a special thanks his aunt, Colette Murphy who has been there from the start.