William Coston Colquett
April 25, 1926 – September 11, 2018
COLQUETT, WILLIAM COSTON (BILL), 92 of Prattville, Alabama, went to be with the Lord September 11, 2018 after an extended illness. He was born April 25, 1926 to the late Irma Hydrick Colquett and the late Seale Coston Colquett in Brantley, AL. He is survived by his wife of 66 years Jean McLendon Colquett; sons William T. Colquett (Anita) Prattville AL, Ted Colquett (Jeannie) Birmingham AL; grandchildren William T. Colquett Jr., Laura R. Colquett and David S. Colquett, Prattville, AL; Mary Coston Colquett Bell (Holton) and Elizabeth McLendon Colquett, Birmingham, AL; Brian L. Adams, New York, NY; nieces and nephews and leaves many neighbors and friends in Prattville. He joined the US Army Air Forces when he was 17 in 1943 and separated honorably in December 1952 whereupon he joined the Alabama Air National Guard. He was one of the first members of the 160th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron located at Dannelly Field, Montgomery, AL. where he and L.D. Thomas rolled the first RF51D Mustang into the hanger in 1953. He retired from the Guard December 31, 1984 (civilian) and April 25, 1986 (military). He was a member of First Baptist Church, Prattville, AL and loved the Lord and knew Jesus; the Victory is complete, his faith is now sight. In the twinkling of an eye, we will see him again. Visitation will be Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 at 10:00AM at First Baptist Church, Prattville, AL. with services to immediately follow at 11:00; burial to be at Prattville Memorial Gardens on Fairview Avenue in Prattville.
- Jean McLendon Colquett, Wife
- William T. & Anita Colquett, Son & daughter-in-law
- Ted & Jeannie Colquett, Son & daughter-in-law
Grandchildren: William T. Colquett, Jr., Laura R. Colquett, David S. Colquett,
Mary Coston Colquett Bell (Holton), Elizabeth McLendon Colquett,
Brian L. Adams and many nieces, nephews, neighbors and friends.
- Visitation Saturday, September 15, 2018
- Celebration of Life Saturday, September 15, 2018
William Coston Colquett
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Roy T. (Corky) Sublette
September 14, 2018
Bill and I were the best of friends growing up on Virginia Avenue in Montgomery. He joined the Air Force & I went into the Navy after graduating from Lanier HS. Had the pleasure of super surprising him by walking in on him when our ship docked in Guam in Fall of 1946. Sorry I can’t be at Celebration of Life Service but our prayers are with entire family. Would be delighted to talk with some of family. Tel. - 273-9576.
September 13, 2018
On behalf of all former and many current ALDOT employees throughout the state of Alabama, we send our prayers and sympathy to Tim and his family.