December 22, 1943 - February 4, 2022
Willie James Colwell Sr., age 78, of London, Kentucky passed away on Friday, February 4, 2022 at his residence. He leaves behind his loving wife, Sarah Hacker Colwell; six children, Jessie Mae Gregory of London, KY, Lisa Faye Abner & husband Rick of Oneida, KY, Willie Colwell Jr. & wife Jolina of London, KY, Belinda Colwell of Georgetown, KY, Jeffery Landon Colwell & wife Misty of London, KY, Darlene Zarate & husband Reyes of London, KY; his daughter-in-law, Annie Hacker of London, KY; sixteen grandchildren, Sarah Brittany Hacker, Brooke Tara Hacker, Thomas James Davidson (T.J.), Melissa Ann Garrison, Ricky Travis Abner (Bub), Trey Dalton Abner, Heaven Ashley Miles, Joshua Landon Adams, Kristin Noel Adams, Phoenix James Colwell, Chandler Cody Colwell, Zoey Noel Stone, Isaiah Landon Colwell, Isabella Paige Colwell, Emily Nicole Zarate, Evan Cole Zarate; eight great grandchildren, Cashton Trayce Warren, Caylyn Ayanna Warren, Ada Marie Abner, Wyle Dalton Abner, Colton Eli Goins, Noah James Adams, Tydus Nash Adams, Nova Reign Adams, plus a host of other family and friends to mourn his passing. He was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Mae Gilbert Colwell; two children, Jerry Dale Hacker, Mary Noel Adams; five siblings, Opal Sandlin, Chester Colwell, Clay Colwell Jr., Lonzo Colwell, Ola Schelhorn; two sons-in-law, Ray Gregory, Walter H. Stone (Stoney). Willie was retired having worked for Wildcat Coal Co. for more than 25 years. He loved gardening and hunting ginseng. He was a dedicated, loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather who enjoyed spending time with family at gatherings. A private graveside service for Willie James Colwell Sr. will be held on Friday, February 11, 2022 at the Colwell Cemetery. Flowers and gifts may be delivered to the funeral home. The family has entrusted House-Rawlings Funeral Home with the arrangements.
Willie James Colwell Sr., age 78, of London, Kentucky passed away on Friday, February 4, 2022 at his residence. He leaves behind his loving wife, Sarah Hacker Colwell; six children, Jessie Mae Gregory of London, KY, Lisa Faye Abner & husband... View Obituary & Service Information
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