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Obituary for Mr. Thomas "Tom" Colson

October 14, 1949 - June 28, 2021
Murray, Kentucky | Age 71


Mr. Thomas "Tom" Colson, age 71, of Murray, Kentucky, died on Monday, June 28, 2021, at the TriStar Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

Mr. Colson was born on October 14, 1949, in Murray, Kentucky to the late Celtus "Buddy" Colson and Wanda Adams Colson. He retired from the human resources department at Kenlake Foods and was of the Church of Christ faith. Mr. Colson received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Murray State University.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Ronnie Colson.

Survivors include his wife, Doreen Colson of Murray, Kentucky; they married on August 24, 1975, in Colorado; two daughters, Angie Wyatt and husband Jasper of Murray, Kentucky and Jenny Lewis and husband Brian of Murray, Kentucky; one sister, Cindy Hayes and husband Harvey of Dallas, Texas; one brother, Kevin Colson of Wichita, Kansas; as well as seven grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m., on Saturday, July 3, 2021, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services with John Dale officiating. Burial will follow in the Murray City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., on Saturday, July 3, 2021, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the VFW Post #6291, PO Box 827, Murray, Kentucky 42071-0014 or to the American Heart Association Great Rivers Affiliate, P.O. Box 15120 Chicago, Illinois., 60693.

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    Murray, KY 42071

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201 S. 3rd Street
Murray, KY 42071
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