Howell Wayans death: How did the patriarch of the Wayans family die? Cause of death and Obituary

Howell Wayans death: How did the patriarch of the Wayans family die? Cause of death and Obituary

Howell Wayans, Patriarch Of The Wayans Family, Passes Away. Howell Wayans is a former supermarket manager and patriarch of a well-known American show-business family. Let’s see what happened to him and Howell Wayans cause of death in this article.

What happened to Howell Wayans?

The father of the Wayans family, Howell Wayans, passed away on Friday, March 31, 2023, at the age of 86 and we must announce this with heavy hearts. 

Omar Epps, Marlon Wayans’ closest friend, posted a tribute to him on social media after learning of Mr. Wayans’ loss.

The actor penned, Words can’t even describe how I’m feeling right now. This man was a GIANT amongst giants. Pop Wayans was a true father to me throughout my life. Always teaching me, giving me jewels that I walk with to this day. I love you Pop! Thank you for taking me under your wing as if I was one of your own. We’re all devastated, but yet somehow, you prepared us for this moment. I LOVE YOU!! #RIPPOPWAYANS Prayers up for the entire Wayans family!! I love you’ll immeasurably!

Howell Wayans


Marlon Wayans’s Statement

While mourning the untimely loss of his friend Kitchie, Marlon Wayans confirmed the passing of his father. He claimed that she entered heaven around the same time as his father in a tribute message to her that he published on his Instagram page.

My friend… the most loyal loving soul. One of the best souls I’ve met in this journey. You loved every more than you even loved yourself. I’m hurting. Shit don’t seem real. God got you. And i know you got me. Thank you for your love, your smiles, your energy, your positivity and your loyalty to all of us who were lucky enough to be loved by you. You was an angel in a human disguise. Love you Kitchie… miss you already… ps look for my Dad y’all will be arriving around the same time. He’ll get you in them heaven gates

Howell Wayans Cause of death

Wayans was a manager of a supermarket. He supported his family in New York with his pay. But eventually, he left the labor force and retired. Howell made money from salaries when he worked as a supermarket manager. However, his salary and the years he worked in that position are unknown. His net worth as of 2022 is estimated to be $2 million. 

Apart from the confirmation of his death, it is now unknown exactly what caused him to pass away. Howell Wayans’ actual cause of death was not disclosed either. We’ll update this area as soon as we find out any additional details about the unfortunate incident that caused so many individuals to sob.

Howell Wayans: Who is he?

Howell Stouten Wayans was born in the United States on August 26, 1936, with the Virgo zodiac sign. He is an 86-year-old former manager of a grocery, but most people remember him as the father of the Wayans family, a prominent family in American show business. With his wife, Howell welcomed 10 kids. Instilling discipline into them while raising them in New York City.

He made care to provide for his huge family despite having one. Years later, several of his children and grandkids are among the most well-known actors, producers, directors, screenwriters, comedians, and musicians in Hollywood.

Howell Stouten Wayans was born on August 26, 1936, in New York City, New York, in the United States. His parents are Lillian Victoria Howell and Paul Otto (the father) (mother).

Howell’s parents were Jehovah’s Witnesses, but they were also Christians. He thereafter committed his life to becoming a devoted Jehovah’s Witness. Early in the 1950s, Howell met his future wife. They had a happy marriage for almost 70 years. Sadly, Elvira Althia, who would have celebrated her 82nd birthday in July 2020, passed away.

The couple resided in Chelsea in New York City. There are eleven kids from Howell and Elvira. Dwayne is their first-born son. His birthday is July 23, 1956. (age 66 as of 2022). Then, on June 8, 1958, the couple gave birth to Keenen Ivory, their second child (age 64 as of 2022).

Howell Wayans Obituary

Howell Wayans

“Life is eternal, and Love is immortal, and death is only a horizon and horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight”.

Saying goodbye is often difficult, and it can be hard to find the words to express how you feel about a loved one who has passed.

We are sorry to announce the demise news of the patriarch of the Wayans family. Howell Wayans took his final breath on March 31, 2023.  Howell Wayans, a native of New York, fell in love with Elvira Alethia Green and got married to her.

Dwyane Wayans, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Damon Wayans, Diedre Wayans, Kim Wayans, Elvira Wayans, Nadia Wayans, Vonnie Wayans, Shawn Wayans, and Marlon Wayans were born to them together.

Howell, a supermarket supervisor, and Elvira, a social worker, and homemaker, brought up their kids in the New York City neighborhood of Chelsea with rules and affection. Marlon Wayans always refers to his father as his “hero.”

While celebrating his son Shawn Howell Wayans’ 18th birthday he wrote via Instagram, “18 years ago today God blesses me with a son. I named him after 2 of my life heroes (Shawn and my dad Howell) and he has been a beautiful happy blessing in my life.” Howell Wayans is predeceased by his wife, Elvira, who transitioned to her heavenly home in July 2020.

Our deepest sympathies and sincere condolences go out to his loved ones at this time.


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