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Wiliam Colson, Jr.

January 20, 1925 — May 31, 2014

Born in Erlanger, KY on January 20, 1925 Departed on May 31, 2014 and resided in Hendersonville, TN Visitation: Hendersonville Funeral Home Room: Stateroom AMonday June 2, 2014 4:00pm to 8:00pmTuesday June 3, 2014 12:00pm to 2:00pmLife Celebration: Hendersonville Funeral Home Room: ChapelTuesday June 3, 2014 2:00pmInterment: Hendersonville Memory GardensTuesday June 3, 2014 3:00pm

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

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