John Colvin Sr.

October 30, 1926September 23, 2013

Colvin, John H. Sr., "Hank" 86, passed away September 23, 2013. John was a U.S. Army veteran. He had been a faithful member for many years at South Jefferson Christian Church and was also a member of the Masonic Lodge 865. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Irene Colvin. John left behind to cherish his memory his children John H. Colvin Jr., Sherry Henshaw (Mike) and Gary Colvin (Celia), grandchildren Ryan, Shelly, Tara and Amanda and five beautiful great grandchildren. A service honoring the life of John will be held Thursday at 12 noon at Evergreen Funeral Home. Visitation will be Wednesday from 3-8pm at the funeral home. Please leave your condolences for the family at


  • Visitation Wednesday, September 25, 2013
  • Funeral Service Thursday, September 26, 2013

John Colvin Sr.

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Phyllis Obregon

September 26, 2013

I will miss making his birthday cake this year. A couple years back, John requested a special pie instead of cake, his mother's vinegar pie. He had her own recipe, and he really enjoyed the pie. It was my privilege to be a close part of Aunt Irene and Uncle John's life from August 2006 to May 2013 when I lived nearby. It is sad but not surprising that he followed soon after her passing. Theirs was a true love story, inseparable in life and now in spirit. We cherish the memories.

September 26, 2013

John was a loving husband to my Aunt Irene, who passed earlier this year. Both will be sorely missed by the family. They both had hearts of GOLD!
So sorry they are now gone from us.
Nell Roberts, niece to Irene Colvin

Elbirda Haley

September 25, 2013

John you will be missed.Thank you for your work with Concerned Families of Hazelwood.
Elbirda Haley

September 24, 2013

Thank you for your service to our country. Rest in God's eternal peace. From a grateful American.