W.C. Colson, 85, of West Paducah, died Saturday, September 1, 2012 at his residence.
Born October 7, 1926, Mr. Colson was a member of the Heath Church of Christ, a retired Greyhound Bus Driver of 32 years, and was an avid fisherman.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Starkie Colson Sr. and Obera Outland Colson; and five brothers, Odell Colson, Rudell Colson, Clyde Colson, Clive Colson, and Aaron Colson.
Mr. Colson is survived by his wife of 58 years, Martha Sowell Colson; two sons, Bill Colson and wife Cindy of Morganfield, KY, John Colson and wife Robin of West Paducah; two daughters, Becky Henson and husband Lewis of West Paducah, Jane Gins of Atlanta, GA; a sister, Diane Bucy and husband Howard of Lynn Grove; ten grandchildren, Kevin Henson and wife Sheryl of Benton, Hillary Henson of Henderson, KY, L.W. Allen of Atlanta, GA, Bree Snow and husband Bob of Paducah, Meredith Kelley of Kevil, Brooke Ibraham of Los Angeles, CA, Morgan Hyatte of Atlanta, Blake Colson of Ledbetter, Bronson Colson and Jacob Colson, both of West Paducah; and nine great-grandchildren.
Graveside services are scheduled for 11 A.M., Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 at Murray Memorial Gardens. Bro. Martin Severns will officiate. Interment will follow.
Heritage Family Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.