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James Coy Colson
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  • Patriot Guard Riders, Inc.
    c/o Tatum & Associates, Inc.
    6641 E. 85th Street North
    Owassa, OK 74055

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“My brother, Jimmy, was a one of a kind person. To know him was to love him. Take him as he was or leave him alone. He was truly a very tender...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Carol Colson Roach - Goose Creek, SC

“My prayers go out to the family, for peace, comfort and understanding. Sending hugs and prayers to Jesse and Heather. Cherish the beautiful memories,...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Brenda Campbell - Waco, TX

“Aunt Delores, Carol and all of the family: I was so very sorry to learn of Jimmy's passing today.. May the Lord be with all of you during this very...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Angela Smiley - Walterboro, SC

“Godspeed Jimmy, the journey is just beginning. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Charles McNew - Copperas Cove, TX

“My prayers are with all of you close to Jimmy. Especially my brother, Jesse Coy, and my sister, Heather. I know they loved him so much. He is now...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Candace "Megan" McNew - Kempner, TX

“My thoughts and prayers are with Jimmy's family right now. I've been working with Jimmy since 2006. He was always upbeat and never seemed to let...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: John Glidden - Charleston, SC

“May God's love shine on this family...Thank you for your service...SALUTE !! ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Peggy Barnhill Mixson - Hiliard, FL

“Heather Baker and Family-We are very sorry for your loss ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Shauna Baker - Wichita, KS


James "Jimmy" Coy Colson, 65, of Johns Island, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest Thursday, February 16, 2017. His Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, February 21, 2017, in J. HENRY STUHR INC.,WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway, at 11:00 am. Interment, Bedon Baptist Church Cemetery, Walterboro. The family will receive friends Monday in Stuhr's West Ashlel Chapel from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Jimmy was born January 7, 1952 in Charleston, South Carolina, son of the late Coy Colson and Delores Groves Colson. He was a US Air Force veteran of Vietnam and was employed for many years by Builders FirstSource.

He is survived by his mother, Delores Colson of Johns Island; daughter, Heather Renee Baker (Bob) of Hutchinson, KS; two sons, Jesse Coy Colson of Kempner, TX, and Michael Lopez of San Antonio, TX; sister, Carol Colson Roach (Bill) of Goose Creek; brother, William Rhett Colson (Peggy Ann) of Effingham, SC; and two grandchildren, Austin Baker and Emily Baker. Jimmy was predeceased by his father and a sister, Peggy Colson Fowler.

Memorials may be made to the Patriot Guard Riders, Inc., c/o Tatum and Associates, Inc., 6641 E. 85th Street North, Owassa, OK 74055.