Richard A. Colbert
Memorial service for Richard A. Colbert 73, Lawrence will be at 10am. Sat. Jun. 30, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Mr. Colbert died May 24, at his home. He was born Feb. 14, 1939 in Lawrence the son of Eugene and Margie Hodge Colbert.

Mr. Colbert was a 47 year member of Ironworkers Local #10, a life time member of the Eagles Aerie 309, and a life time member of Ottawa Elks Lodge 803.

He married Betty Childers, she survives of the home.

Other survivors include a grandson, great-grandson, 3 stepdaughters, a stepson and 6 step grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Lawrence Humane Shelter, American Cancer Society, or the Elks National Foundation in care of the funeral home, 601 Indiana, Lawrence, KS 66044.

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Published by Lawrence Journal-World on Jun. 27, 2012.
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richard was a great guy-fun to talk to
mike mccaffrey
June 27, 2012
Betty, So sorry to hear about Richard. My prayers are with you during this time. I miss seeing you both at the farm.
Jill Hodson
June 27, 2012
Dear Betty So sorry to read about Richard. I don't check the JW real often so was very surprised. Hope you are doing ok and are staying well. My sympathy and prayers. Nancy Leak--FL.
June 27, 2012
Sorry to here of Richard's passing. My prayers are with you and the family.

Peggy Beasterfeld
June 27, 2012
With deepest sympathy to the family during your time of grief...Psalm 46:1...God is for us a refuge and strength, A help that is readily to be found during difficult times...May God provide you with peace and comfort to endure the days ahead.
June 27, 2012
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