James Colbert, 68, passed away peacefully at his home on November 2, 2013 in Tallahassee, Florida. Jim was born in Montgomery City, Missouri on February 5, 1945 to Emil and Martha Colbert. He spent most of his childhood in Sarasota, Florida and came to Tallahassee to attend Florida State University after serving in the Navy.
He is survived by his daughter Lynn Colbert Blais (Thomas Blais) of Tallahassee, his sons, Billy Colbert of Tallahassee; and James Colbert, Jr. of Navarre; his sister, Cynthia Hickle of Nokomis; and three grandchildren, Ricky Blais, Eveland Colbert, Stacey Colbert. Jim was preceded in death by his wife, Jan Bishop Colbert, his parents and his brother Roger Colbert.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, November 6 at 10:00 a.m. at Culley's MeadowWood Timberlane Road.
Published in Tallahassee Democrat on Nov. 5, 2013