James William “Bill” Colvin was born January 24, 1942 in Marion County KY to the late Bradley and Agnes Puryear Colvin. He departed this life Saturday, April 27, 2019 at his home in Greensburg, having attained the age of seventy-seven years, three months and three days.
He had made a profession of faith and was a member of the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Greensburg. He was a graduate of Campbellsville College and the University of Louisville School of Law. He began practicing law in Greensburg in 1973 and continued until 2017. He was best known by his family as being a loving and devoted husband, wonderful father, and doting Papaw to his grandchildren and great grandchild. He was an avid fisherman and loved the outdoors. Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by one son: Steven Trent Colvin.
He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years Margaret Lois Pendleton Colvin, one daughter and son-in-law: Connie Shuffett and her husband Stanley Robert Shuffett, three grandchildren: Kiley and Daniel Bennett, Alex and Kenzie Colvin and Landon and Kaitlyn Shuffett and one great grandchild: Fischer Trent Colvin, two brothers and six sisters: William Cleatus and Linda Colvin, Donald and Pam Colvin, Viola Brown, Pauline and Dave Wren, Margaret and Paul Brockman, Sue Colvin, Wanda and Johnny Abell and Barbara and Mike Shaw, one sister-in-law: Jean Pendleton Blakeman, one brother-in-law: James Pendleton and very special friends: Wayne and Beverly Edwards and Ron and Pat Rodgers, special caregivers: Doris Tucker and Peggy Patterson, plus a host of other relatives and friends.
Place and time of funeral service: Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home - 1 p.m. CT Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Visitation: 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. CT Monday, April 29, 2019 and after 7 a.m. Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Burial: Campbellsville Memorial Garden, Campbellsville, KY
Pallbearers: Wayne Edwards, John Henderson, Ron Rodgers, Eddie Goode, Rev Dale Curry, Mark Blakeman.
The family has requested that expressions of sympathy be donations to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or to Shriners Hospital. These can be made at the funeral home.
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