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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Messages & Condolences

From Deb Farthing- Fahrendorff...

Betty, so sorry to hear about Richard!!!
God Bless you and the Family!!!

Love, Deb

From Lenita A. Richardson...


I just want you to know that I’m keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

Lenita A. Richardson

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