Did Colin Powell Have Cancer?

According to the familiar source, Colin Powell had cancer of plasma cells, writes @CNN

He was fully vaccinated against the covid-19, but due to low immunity caused by multiple myeloma, he died on October 18, 2021.

The Powell family wrote on Facebook, “General Colin L. Powell, former U.S. Secretary of State and the Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff passed away this morning due to complications from Covid 19.”

They also mentioned that he was fully vaccinated.

They thanked the medical staff at Walter Reed National Medical Center for their care and treatment too.

The Powell family expressed their sadness, writing, “We have lost a remarkable and loving husband, father, grandfather and a great


 We pray to God that his departed soul rests in peace and heaven.

 May God provide enough strength to the Powell family to go through the grief due to the unexpected loss of the beloved soul.

Colin Powell Health Problems

A source familiar with the matter said Powell had multiple myeloma, a cancer of plasma cells that suppresses the body’s immune

response. writes the @CNN

Even if fully vaccinated against Covid-19, those who are immunocompromised are at greater risk from the virus.

Multiple myeloma cancer often affects several body areas, such as the spine, skull, pelvis, and ribs.

Colin Powell Wife Alma And Parents

Colin Powell married his wife Alma Vivian Powell in 1962. The couple was together till the date.

Alma Vivian Powell, an American audiologist, was born on October 27, 1937.

Colin was born in Harlem to Jamaican immigrant parents.

Powell’s mother was Maud Ariel, and his father was Luther Theophilus Powell.

Colin’s parents were both of mixed African and Scottish ancestry.

Luther worked as a shipping clerk and Maud as a seamstress.

Powell had three children, Michael, Linda, and Annemarie.