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Joel Melvin Cassell, Jr.

Sunrise: February 11th, 1960 - Sunset: April 21st, 2020

The Family wishes to announce a memorial and celebration of life for the untimely passing of our beloved Father, Brother, Uncle, Cousin and Friend, Joel Melvin Cassell, Jr. (affectionately known as Buku) that occurred o n the evening of Tuesday April 21, 2020 will take place on July 30th, 2022. 
He was a devoted father, grandfather, brother, uncle, godfather, cousin and friend. Wherever he was present, his liveliness would captivate the room. Joel had the ability to navigate and reach people in a deep positive way. 

Joel is survived by his six children: Gloria (Rodny), Joelle, Sardia, Joel III, Alex and Shady. Three grandchildren: Genesis, Tristan and Cassandra. Step-mother: Mrs. Rebecca Cassell. Six brothers: Marcus, Alex, Harrison, Thomas, Lorenzo and Stanford. Four sisters: Pandora, Sardia, Zoe and Linda. Ex-wife: Joan, along with a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and Godchildren in the USA, Liberia and other parts of the world. 

We have lost a true gem that has impacted so many lives in the most positive way imaginable. He will be remembered for his infectious smile, his contagious laugh, his diligent service to many. Although he is no longer here with us in the physical, we ask that you hold on to the memories which will forever be embedded in our hearts. 

Church Service
Ebenezer Baptist Church
475 Cranston St.
Providence. Rhode Island 02907
Date: July 30, 2022
Time: 10 AM

Holy Ghost Brotherhood Mariense
846 Broadway, East Providence RI 02914

Repast continuation(after leaving the Holy Ghost Brotherhood Mariense)
58 Sand Turn Rd
West Kingston, RI

Alex Brown - (401) 749-6051
Pandora Brown - (727) 288-8346
Marcus Wilson - (803) 466-7230
Joelle Cassell – (401) 626-9658
Gloria Joseph – (401)-808-2739 
Thomas Cassell - (401) 226-5633