Erick L. Catlett

January 12, 2016

Catlett, Erick Obituary

Erick Lynn Catlett the son of Catherine Catlett McNeil was born July 21, 1969.

Erick received his formal education in Prince Georges County Public schools.  He graduated from Gwynn Park High School in Brandywine, MD with the class of 1988.  He had many friends and some have described him as: “someone who ALWAYS had your back, someone who always thought of others FIRST and someone who was NEVER afraid of anything!

In recent years, Erick took on the role of guardian to his nephew and niece Gage and Jada McNeil.  He tried to be the best parent he could be, meeting with counselors and staying connected with teachers.  When Erick’s health took a turn for the worse he still tried to continue on.   With an enterprising spirit, Erick started a moving business as well as a lawn service but due to his decreasing health they could not prosper.  Through it all, he never let go of his will to keep on keeping on!  

Additional words to describe our friend, father, brother, uncle and loved one are: brave, courageous, devoted, generous, fun and funny.   His infectious smile and charismatic personality are traits we will forever treasure.

On Tuesday, January 12, 2016, Erick transitioned into his eternal home to be with our Lord and Savior.

He leaves to celebrate his life, his children: Ayana Carpenter, Javonte Anderson, Khalilia Founteroy, and Jibril (Knowledge) Anderson. His brothers and sisters Troy Catlett, Sean McNeil, Shabraun McNeil, and Brandy McNeil.  His foster mother Marva Hawkins, his foster siblings Robyn Hawkins, Eulette Hawkins, Kevin Hawkins, and Mercedes.  His uncles and aunts Lawrence Parker of Washington, DC., Debra Catlett Acker of Bladensburg, MD and Nathaniel Parker of Washington, DC., and his great aunt Judith Dennis of Washington, DC??; as well as numerous cousins and friends.

Erick was preceded in death by his mother Catherine Catlett McNeil, his sister Nicole McNeil and maternal grandmother Katherine Catlett.




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January 29, 2016
11:00 a.m.

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Pennsylvania Seventh Day Adventist Church

4010 Belt Road
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
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January 29, 2016
12:00 p.m.

Funeral Service
Pennsylvania Seventh Day Adventist Church

4010 Belt Road
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
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