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Johnny Wayne Colson

December 19, 1954 — May 15, 2023

Murray

 

Mr. Johnny Wayne Colson, age 68, of Murray, Kentucky, died on Monday, May 15, 2023, at Baptist Health Paducah in Paducah, Kentucky.

 

Mr. Colson was born in Cadiz, Kentucky on December 19, 1954, to the late Silburn and Myrtle (Kilgore) Colson. Mr. Colson retired from Vanderbilt Chemicals in Murray, Kentucky and was a tobacco and cattle farmer.  He was a member of the Hardin Baptist Church.

 

In addition to his parents, Mr. Colson was preceded in death by three brothers, Otis Colson, Jimmy Colson, and Stanley Colson; and by two nephews, Gabriel Colson and Stanley Wade Colson.

 

Mr. Colson is survived by his wife, Debra Colson of Murray, Kentucky, to whom he married on January 6, 1998; one son, Aaron Colson and wife Grace of Murray, Kentucky; three sisters, Anice Reed and husband Jay of Santa Cruz, New Mexico, Patty Spencer and husband Daryl of Grand Rivers, Kentucky, and Patricia Dunlap of Hazel, Kentucky; three brothers, Charles Colson of Murray, Kentucky, Silburn Colson and wife Shannon of Murray, Kentucky, and Ronnie Colson  of Cadiz, Kentucky; two grandchildren, Brayden Colson and Beckett Colson both of Murray, Kentucky; as well as four nieces and eight nephews.

 

A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 19, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Bro. Ricky Cunningham will officiate, and burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in L.B.L. Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 18, 2023, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

 

Expressions of sympathy can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105-9959

 

Online condolences can be made at www.jhchurchill.com

 

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Thursday, May 18, 2023

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Friday, May 19, 2023

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