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Donald Sherley Colvin

December 11, 1934 ~ March 26, 2021 (age 86)

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Obituary

Donald Sherley Colvin, age 86, of Orlando, Florida, passed away peacefully at his residence on March 26, 2021. Don was born on December 11, 1934 in Maryville, Tennessee, the son of Thomas and Georgia Mae (Phelps) Colvin. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Flora Faye (Holloway) Colvin, his Seminole High School sweetheart and wife of 65 years, brother Willis Darrell Colvin, daughter Colleen Marie Jackson, brother-in-law Bobby Smith. Don is survived by sister Freeda (Hugo) Koopmans, sister Dwanna Smith, sister Connie (George) Dowdy, son Donald Shawn (Jackye) Colvin, son-in-law David Jackson, Sr., grandsons David (Lucy) Jackson, Jr., John Baggett; granddaughters Jeniffer Colvin, Jeannette (Andy) Molnar; great granddaughter Adelaide Jackson and great grandsons Liam Jackson, Elek Molnar and many nieces and nephews. Don served 2 1/2 years in the reserves and 20 years active duty in the US Marine Corps. He was an avid ham radio operator and a licensed pilot. A visitation will be held Friday, April 2, 2021 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Collison-Gramkow Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of the funeral home. Interment will follow at Sylvan Lake Cemetery with military honors. 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
April 2, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Collison-Gramkow Funeral Home & Crematory
500 East Airport Blvd.
Sanford, FL 32773

Funeral Service
Saturday
April 3, 2021

1:00 PM
Collison-Gramkow Funeral Home & Crematory
500 East Airport Blvd.
Sanford, FL 32773

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
April 3, 2021

Sylvan Lake Cemetery
5300 Block of Wayside Drive
Sanford, FL 32771

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