Omer Colvin, 88, of Campbellsville, KY, son of the late Luke Colvin and Lou Mamie Benningfield Colvin, was born May 23, 1931 in Taylor County, KY. He died at 10:20 A.M., Saturday, December 7, 2019 in Campbellsville.
He professed faith in Christ at an early age and was a lifelong member of Spurlington United Methodist Church. He was a lifelong farmer, a former magistrate of the second district and a former deputy sheriff. Omer also was a veteran of the Korean Conflict (1953-1955) having served his country honorably in the United States Army.
He united in marriage to Florine Sharp March 10, 1956 and she preceded him in death May 27, 2016. Omer was also preceded in death by 1 brother and 1 sister: Gilbert Colvin and Flossie Campbell.
SURVIVORS: 1 son & 2 daughters: Lynn Colvin & wife Glenda, Diane Cave & husband Jimmy and Joyce Pelly & husband Mike all of Campbellsville; 6 grandchildren: Amy Burton & husband Mike, Leanna Cundiff & husband Shawn, Kelly Wright & husband Michael and Hunter Pelly all of Campbellsville, Brittany Weiner & husband Dan of Arizona and Courtney Pelly & fiancée Cam Downs of Bardstown; 6 great-grandchildren: Chase Burton, Kaden Wright, Reese Burton, Evan Cundiff, Aubrey Wright and Ainsley Wright all of Campbellsville; 2 brothers: Clarence Colvin of Campbellsville and Milton Colvin of Horse Cave; several nieces & nephews, and special friends at Bluegrass Way Assisted Living.
VISITATION: 5:00-8:00pmET on Monday, December 9, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00pmET on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Robert Morris and Rev. Mark Price
ENTOMBMENT: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Mausoleum with full Military Honors by the Marion County Veteran Honor Guard
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY ARE REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO SPURLINGTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH PLAYGROUND FUND AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME