Born Oct. 15, 1924, in Campbellsville, Ky. son of the late Shug and Florence Tandy Colvin, he was a Navy veteran, having served his country during WWII.
On Sept. 28, 2006, in Piggott, Ark., he married Shirley Overbay.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley Colvin, of Cardwell; two brothers, Olin Colvin, of South Carolina and Bill Colvin, of Chenoa, Ill., and other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, and five sisters.
Military honors will be held at Jefferson Barracks in St. Louis, Mo.
McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath is in charge of arrangements.