Darrell C. Colbert…December 4, 1928 – January 30, 2014

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             A Celebration of Life for longtime Lamar resident, Darrell C. Colbert will be held at 2:00PM on February 5, 2014 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Ian Blacker of the Lamar Christian Church officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairmount Cemetery. 

            Visitation for Darrell will be held on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 from 9:00AM until the time of service at 2:00PM at the Peacock Family Chapel. 

            Darrell was born on December 4, 1928 at Mobeetie, Texas to Jesse and Charlotte (Baker) Colbert and passed away on January 30, 2014 at his home in Lamar at the age of 85. 

            He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers: Paul, George, Jack, Deed, Claude and Bob Colbert, and sisters: Jewell Fletcher, Winnie Piatt, Claudette Jones and Ruby Kling.  

            Darrell is survived by his wife of 58 years; Mary Colbert of the family home in Lamar, daughters; Kathy (Bob) Osborn, Cindy Akers, Connie (Rob) Vallejos and Karen (Brian) Nunnery all of Lamar, his sister; Mary Hazelton of Riverside, CA. He is also survived by his eleven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, Jim Wilger, the son he never had, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other family and a host of friends.  

            Memorial Contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice either direct or in care of the funeral home office. 

            Services are under the direction of the Peacock Family. 

            For current information and online condolences please visit our website at www.peacockfuneralhome.com.

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