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John Bruce Colston

December 9, 1954 August 27, 2017
John Bruce Colston
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Obituary for John Bruce Colston

John Bruce Colston, age 62, of Americus, died Sunday, August 27, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. He was born December 9, 1954 in Dublin, Ga. He was the son of the late Alvin Layton Colston Jr. and is survived by his mother, Anne Colston. Bruce attended First Baptist Church of Americus. He was an avid tennis player, a volunteer Red Coat at Phoebe Sumter Medical Center and a member of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity at Georgia Southwestern State University. Bruce worked as an Information Technology Specialist in Houston, Texas and later worked with underprivileged children at a tennis center in Houston, TX. Locally he worked with Visions for Sumter and at the Brickyard golf plantation.

Services will be held Tuesday, August 29, 2017, at 11:00 AM at First Baptist Church with Rev. Keith Parks and Rev. Wade Miller officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at First Baptist Church from 10:00 until 11:00 AM. Honorary pallbearers include the Phoebe Sumter Auxillary. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to League of the Good Samaritan, Magnolia Manor, 2001 S. Lee St., Americus, Ga. 31709 or to First Baptist Church, 221 S. Lee St., Americus, GA 31709.

Survivors in addition to his mother, Anne Colston of Americus, include a sister and brother-in-law, SuAnn and Mike Bird of Americus; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Keith and Connie Colston of Blounts Creek, NC and Greg and Sheila Colston of Brooks; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

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Visitation

Tuesday

29

Aug

10:00 AM 8/29/2017 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/29/2017 11:00:00 AM
First Baptist Church

221 S. Lee St.
Americus, GA 31709

First Baptist Church
221 S. Lee St. Americus 31709 GA
United States

Service

Tuesday

29

Aug

11:00 AM 8/29/2017 11:00:00 AM
First Baptist Church

221 S. Lee St.
Americus, GA 31709

First Baptist Church
221 S. Lee St. Americus 31709 GA
United States

Memorial Contribution

League of the Good Samaritan

Magnolia Manor
2001 South Lee Street
Americus, GA 31709
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