Clarence H. Colvin

Friday, March 12, 2004

Clarence H. Colvin, 83, of Linton, passed away on Wednesday, March 10, 2004, at his residence.

Born Nov. 10, 1920 in Linton, he was the son of Jesse P. and Betty (Campbell) Colvin.

He retired from Ashland Oil in 1983 after doing pipeline work. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, American Legion Post 22 and BPO Elks, all of Linton, and of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Lawrenceville, Ill. He was also a Navy veteran of World War II, serving with the Sea Bees.

Survivors include one daughter, Melody McAdow of Lawrenceville, Ill; one son, Mark Colvin and his wife Tabitha of Mount Carmel, Ill; one step-daughter, Susan Spice Thimlar of Linton; one step-son, Brad Spice and his wife Susan of Terre Haute; one sister, Joanne Blanton and husband Gerald of Linton; nine grandchildren, Abbey, Ashley, Brett, Brook, Amanda, Gwendolyn, Paul, Will, and Jarrod; and two great-grandchildren, Cody Moore and Sophia Pearman.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Marguerite (Clark) Colvin; his second wife, Phyllis (Talbott) Colvin; a brother, Howard Colvin; a sister, Cleo Colvin Schroeder; an infant brother; and his parents.

Funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Welch and Cornett Funeral Home Linton Chapel with the Rev. LaMont Bonath officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery where military graveside rites will be conducted by American Legion Post 22.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. today, and after 9 a.m. until the time of service Saturday.