U.S. Postal Service

LAKELAND - John Michael Colson was born August 25, 1958 in Jacksonville, FL and passed away on October 29, 2013 due to heart failure.
John was a U.S. Mailman and was a city letter carrier since 1988. He rescued many stray animals from his route. He loved surfing and the ocean.
John is preceded in death by his father Carlos Wesley Colson Jr., grandparents, Carlos and Ann Colson and George and Nellie Cone. He is survived by his daughters, the loves of his life, Summer Jane and Emma Ann Colson, his mother, Betty Jane Colson, and his brother, Charles Clayton Colson.
A memorial service will be held on November 5 at 5 pm at First Alliance Church, 1919 E. Edgewood Drive, Lakeland, FL.
Condolences may be sent to the family at


Funeral Home

Heath Funeral Chapel
328 South Ingraham Avenue Lakeland, FL 33801
(863) 682-0111

Published in Ledger from Nov. 2 to Nov. 3, 2013