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William “Bill” Jack Colburn

William “Bill” Jack Colburn, 85 years old, of Bloomsdale, MO, died Wednesday, October 27, 2021 in Festus, MO.

He was born August 3, 1936 in Neelyville, MO.

He is survived by Three Daughters, Jerri (Terry) Bequette of Sainte Genevieve, MO, Missie (Kent) Armstrong of Sainte Genevieve, MO, and Vickie (Paul) Buescher of Sainte Genevieve, MO; Son, Mark (Special Friend Carol) Colburn of Bloomsdale, MO; Sister, Bonnie Lindley of Glen Allen, MO; Brother, Sam (Carolyn) Colburn of Middletown, OH; also survived by 9 Grandchildren and 2 Great-Grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by Wife, Marilyn Colburn; Former Wife, Linda Colburn; Three Sisters, Rosemary Wright, Capatola Whitehall, and Betty Sipes; Father, Frederick Houston Colburn; Mother, Bertha Newton Colburn; Granddaughter, Bethany Bequette.

There will be a Celebration of Life at a later date.

Memorials can be made to Serenity Hospice or American Legion Post 554

Bill was a member of the Ste. Genevieve Elks and American Legion Post 554. He enjoyed being on the farm and always had a good story. Everyone knew “Uncle Bill” or “Wild Bill.”

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