James Colwell

03/05/1951 - 07/16/2020

Obituary for James Colwell

James “Jim” Joseph Colwell Jr, 69, of Covington, KY passed away at St. Elizabeth Hospice on July 16, 2020. He was the son of James Colwell Sr. and Flora (Herald-Colwell) York. He proudly served in the United States Army and was in the Vietnam War. He was a heavy equipment operator. He was preceded in death by his father and his step-father Harry York. He is survived by his mother. Son; James Colwell III. Daughters; Kelly and Nona Colwell. Brothers; David (Patty) Colwell, Kenneth Colwell, Theodore York and Daniel York. Sisters; Nona Brewer and Terry (Tom) Fromme. Along with 4 Grandchildren. Visitation will be held at Cooper Funeral Home on Thursday, July 23, 2020 from 5pm-8pm. Service will begin at 8pm. Graveside burial will be at 11am at Williamstown Veterans Cemetery North on Friday, July 24, 2020 with full military honors. Memorials are suggested to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516. Cooper Funeral Home is serving the family.

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So sorry for the loss of Jimmy. He was a great man and we know he is with dad remembering the good old days. He was always so kind and loved life. Sorry we cant make the service but we are out of town. Love you all. Brian and Christy
- Brian Smith
2nd Corinthians 5:6&8..Therefore we are always confident, knowing that, whilst we are home in the body, we are absent from the Lord:........We are confident, I say and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be preset with the Lord............We all have many good memories from you Jim and our childhoods....I thank our God of every memory of you....your cousin Judy (Russell) SpottedBird...
- Judy SpottedBird

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