Wiliam J. Colson, Jr.

Born in Erlanger, KY on January 20, 1925

Departed on May 31, 2014 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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William J. Colson, Jr. - Age 89 of Hendersonville passed away May 31, 2014.
Mr. Colson was a brilliant man that loved to read, recite & write poetry with a personality that had never met a stranger. He was proud veteran serving in the United States Marine Corps in WWII. He also was a devote Christian that was a member of Saundersville United Methodist Church. He loved University of Alabama Football and idolized Bear Bryant. He was a loving husband and father who loved children.
Preceded in death by his wife, Judith Carroll Colson; parents, Ernie Hall Colson & William J. Colson; sisters, Jeanne, Birdie Ellen & Alla Mae; brothers, Rudy & Robert “Bob”. Survived by children, Wystan Colson, Jeff Chandler (Debbie) & Janet Harvey; grandchildren, Joe Colson, Jennifer Colson, Christina Colson, Nicole Kemper (Jeff), Jeffrey Chandler, Jr., Dustin Chandler, & Andrew Harvey; great-grandchildren, Preston Colson, Matthew Colson, Josh Kemper & Alex Kemper; several nieces, nephews & extended family members.
A Life Celebration will be held 2pm Tuesday at Hendersonville Funeral Home. Burial to follow at Hendersonville Memory Gardens with Military Honors. Visitation will be 4:00pm – 8:00pm Monday & 12:00pm – 2:00pm Tuesday at HENDERSONVILLE FUNERAL HOME 353 JOHNNY CASH PKWY HENDERSONVILLE, TN 37075 615-824-3855 springfieldfh.wpengine.com

6 Comments to Wiliam J. Colson, Jr.

  1. Preston
    June 5, 2014 12:12 pm

    This is my great grand pa I miss him so much!!!!!!!!!! cries me and my family pray for him because he served for us in World War II and he was a very great man I miss him soooo much and were really close to each other!!!!!

  2. Preston
    June 9, 2014 3:32 pm

    That’s my Great Grand Pa I love him sooooooo much

    • Janet
      June 9, 2014 9:48 pm

      Your Great Papa loved you so much Preston! We will all be together again and this time it will be forever!!! He’s watching over you with Granny….

  3. Preston
    June 10, 2014 9:10 am

    Yes I know and im glad to hear that he is in heaven but it’s very very very very sad that he is gone away from us!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. Preston
    June 10, 2014 9:11 am

    GOD BLESS YOU!!!!!!

  5. Preston
    June 10, 2014 9:12 am


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