Charles J. Colvin "Charlie the mailman", age 70, of Greenville, passed away, Monday, April 11, 2016 at his residence.
He was born in Dayton, Ohio a son of the late George and Eloise (Schofield) Colvin.
Charlie was preceded in death by his parents and an infant son, Christopher Colvin.
Charlie was a member of the First Assembly of God since 1976. He was on the praise and worship team and worked in the sound room. He also loved spending time fishing and boating at Lake Erie. Charlie had a deep love for farming, and wished he had been able to do more. He loved spending time with his family and especially his great grandchildren. Charlie was a poor loser when it came to playing cards.
Even though Charlie was a bilateral amputee, he strived to live life to the fullest. He made quite an influence to his family, friends, and community.
Charlie is survived by his Wife of 39 years, Shirley M.(Broughman)Colvin whom he married November 27,1976; a son and daughter-in-law, David and Mary Colvin of Seabec, Washington; three daughters and sons-in-law, Kathleen and David Welby of Ft. Worth, Texas, Debbie(Marker) and David Anderson of Greenville, OH and Sharon(Marker) and Michael Cooper of Columbus, OH; ten grandchildren, Emily Colvin, Ashley Colvin, April Vansel, Nicole Burgess, Stephanie Wallace, Michael Anderson, Christopher Anderson, Myia Williams Miller, Leighann Williams Gigliotti, and Robbie Williams; 14 great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren; brother and sister in law, Patrick and Patricia Colvin of Miamisburg, OH; several other extended family members.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Monday, April 18, 2016 at 11:00 AM at the First Assembly of God, 7219 St. Rt. 118 N. in Greenville with Pastor Dale Boeger officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Ft. Jefferson, OH. Family and Friends may visit on Sunday, April 17, 2016 from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Assembly of God building fund.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com