Johnny Colbert

Gary, Indiana


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Colbert, Johnny Lee "Papa John" December 2, 1925 July 15, 2014 Johnny Lee Colbert is resting safely in the arms of the Lord. John was an overhead crane operator with Blow Knox Refinery in East Chicago, Indiana, where he retired after 45 years of employment. He was preceded in death by...

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Papa John,Colbert is the reason why we sang!I know I do! oh he's a leader!Amen Glory to God!

I remember Johnny manicuring his lawn, it was like carpet. He got the greatest joy out of taking care of it. We always joked around during his better days. Just know that where he is now there is peace and happiness and howdy howdy and never good bye.

Lavern & Family,

Venda and I were deeply saddened when we heard of our Brother in Christ's passing. We believe you can take comfort in a life well lived of a Good and Faithful Servant. Our prayers are with you.

To the Colbert family,Wm. And Ida Halliburton was sadden to here of the home going of Deacon Colbert, our prayers are with the family at this time.We will miss that great singing voice but will always remember him as my male chorus member.
God bless you all. Sister Ida Halliburton

I will always love & miss my papa!John:)things never seem the same after words,but when I sang I'm going to know it's no more than you papa*John:)

Yuvette and family I was sad to hear about the loss of your love one. May God bless and strengthen your family in this time of sorrow.

I can still hear that beautiful melody, "sending up my timber". Blessing and strength to the family.

To Yuvette,Gino and Family
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. Stay Strong and God Bless you all.

Demetrius & family,

Your father is at peace. Think of the good times and smile. May God bring you peace during this time.