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Richard Warren "Dick" Colvin Sr.


1919 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Richard Warren "Dick" Colvin Sr. Obituary
Richard "Dick" Warren Colvin, Sr. 97, Inverness passed away at home on April 11, 2017. Dick was born in June 5, 1919 in Oak Park, IL to the late Edward A. and Pearl (Mead) Colvin and came here in 1968 from Wisconsin. He was a retired Personnel Director for Trent Tube, Inc. in East Troy, WI. After moving to Florida, he was employed at the Withlacoochee Technical College as an Occupational Therapist, and a sales representative for Brown's Dodge, Chrysler, Plymouth. Dick served our country in the U.S. Navy. Active in the community, he volunteered for Meals on Wheels and Citrus Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. He enjoyed spending time with his family and was an avid Chicago White Sox , Green Bay Packers, NASCAR, and Florida Gators fan. He and his wife, Anita, are 49 year members of the First United Methodist Church of Inverness. He also was a member of the Floral City VFW Post 7122.
Left to cherish his memory is his devoted wife of 75 years, Anita Martinson Colvin, Inverness; 2 children, Richard Colvin, Jr and wife, Stephanie of New Berlin, WI; Vicki Martin and her husband, Butch of Hernando; 6 grandchildren: Kara Elson, Cory (Meg) Colvin, Joel Martin, Tony (Leslie) Colvin, Travis (Erica) Colvin, Olivia Colvin; 10 great grandchildren: Regan Elson, Kyrsten Elson, Isabel Colvin, Osbourne Colvin, Owen Colvin, Lucy Colvin, Benjamin Colvin, Claire Colvin, Nora Colvin, and Beau Colvin.
A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 1:00 PM from the Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Rev. Sarah Campbell, pastor of the First United Methodist Church officiating. Burial with Military Honors will follow at the Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL. Friends may call at the funeral home from 12 Noon until the time of service.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Apr. 15, 2017
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