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William McKinley Braswell Sr.

Braswell, William

William McKinley Braswell Sr., 79, of Mitchellville, MD departed this earthly life on Monday, June 26, 2023. 

He was preceded in death by his son, Patrick A. Braswell. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Ann Holt Braswell; two sons William M. Jr., and Jonathan L.; grandchildren, siblings, nieces, nephews, and a host of family and friends.

Family and friends will gather for a wake service on the evening of Wednesday, July 5, from 6-8pm at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 7 Industrial Park Drive, Waldorf, MD 20602. A service will be held the following day, Thursday,  July 6, at Sargent Memorial Presbyterian Church, 5109 Nannie Helen Burroughs Ave NE, Washington, DC 20019, visitation will be held from 10:00am, until the time of service, 11:00am. 

The services honoring the life of Mr. William M. Braswell Sr may be viewed at the link below:



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Condolence Messages

  1. Bernard Howard says:

    Rest In Peace
    His work on earth is complete
    Bernard Howard and family

  2. Thaddeus and Geraldine Coley Moody says:

    Our condolences and prayers goes out to the Braswell Family during this difficult time. Praying that God give the Family the comfort they need. He will be greatly miss.

  3. Marcia and Ronald Milton says:

    Condolences to the family. Mr. Braswell was a very good neighbor. We will miss waving and talking to him outside in his yard and at the bus stop. Our prayers are with Ms. Braswell and the other family members.

  4. Robin Kingsberry Harvey & Gwendolyn Ward Kingsberry says:

    To sister Patricia and to all of my Braswell Family members, we extend our deepest condolences in this challenging loss of our beloved family member. We continue to pray that God’s love and comfort abide with your family and please know that Cousin Bill will be deeply missed by us all. We love you – Sincerely, The Kingsberry [Raleigh, NC] & Harvey families [Aldie, VA]

  5. Powell and Davis Family says:

    Our Love and Prayers are to our Family. Pat and Family, praying the Lord will give the Family strength and encouragement. We are sorry that we can not make the Home Going for William. We will keep you all in our Prayers. Love, Powell and Davis Family from North Carolina.

  6. Ernest Knight says:

    May God give you needed strength and continue to embrace you and your family in His Love.

  7. Delores Anistead says:

    Our heartfelt Blessings to the Braswell Family:
    We will miss William – so pleased that I recently had the opportunity to speak with William and Pat. Our families have been long time friends.

    Love The Anistead Family: Delores, Terry and Kirk

  8. Sandy Dempsey Lee and family says:

    Pat and family, our sincere condolences to the family.We are praying for comfort and peace and sending love during this time…Bro will be missed .He had a beautiful smile and sweet spirit.\

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