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Obituary for Charles Kenneth Colson Sr.

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Charles Kenneth Colson Sr.

January 1, 1938 - April 20, 2017

Charles was born to Bryant W. Colson and Sara C. Woodward in Tampa, FL.  At the age of nine the family moved to New Orleans, LA.  He married Shirley M. Tassin in 1956.  They had a son and daughter.  They later divorced.

He was in the Army for five years and a veteran of the Vietnam War.  He went to work at H.A.F.B. in 1967 as a machinist. He retired in 1993 as a supervisor over a Planning and Engineering Dept.

He is survived by his son C. Kenny Colson Jr. and a daughter Carol A. Rodriguez.  He has four grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his sister P. Virginia Colson in 2002 and his mother in 2006.

Graveside Services will the held Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Leavitt’s Aultorest Memorial Park, 836 – 36th St., Ogden, UT.


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Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Leavitt's Aultorest Memorial Park


836 36th Street, , Ogden, UT,

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Born: January 1, 1938
Died: April 20, 2017

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Carol Rodriguez posted on 11/15/17

I will miss you soooo much DAD!! I wish we would have had more time together. You were suppose to come live with me here is Louisiana!! Just won't be the same without you. I love you to the moon and back!! Until we meet again... All My Love to you, Your one and only daughter,Carol


Nikki taylor (chadwick) posted on 4/29/17

Wow. So sorry to hear about this. I knew him as Charlie. Was just driving by his home and No cars. Made me look for him. Prayers to your family


FB posted on 4/25/17

I am so sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort strengthen you for the days a head. Know that caring thoughts are with you. That "He heals the brokenhearted; He binds up their wounds."-Psalms 147:3


BKW posted on 4/24/17

Ken, Thank you for your service to our Country! It has been a long time since I have seen and talked with you. I am grateful for the visit we had many years ago, it helped me to understand a lot of things from the past. I pray that you rest in peace. I also pray that your family will have peace, forgiveness and understanding of events that you dealt with in you life time. May God bless you!