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“Mr. Colburn was my Supervisors in the late 60's at General Telephone Company on Jacobs Street where I returned from a Leave of Absence to become a...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Shalon Junk - Fort Wayne, IN

“Sorry for your family"s loss. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Ed Mattern - Fort Wayne, IN

“glenn sorry for your loss ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: glen Hanni - Ossian, IN

“Especially to Claire, I'm sending warm thoughts at this time of change with loss of your dear father. It's been a long time since we last saw each...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Beth Seitz (Stuckey) - MT

“He was a great friend and fellow supervisor with General Telephone. My deepest condolences for your loss ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Lloyd Easterday - Leo, IN

“Sorry for your lose. I know what your going thru. Many prayers to you and family. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Donna Overman - Ft. Wayne, IN, IN

“I would like to offer my sincere condolences to Bill's family, sorry for your loss. Jeremiah 29:11 assures us that God is thinking thoughts of peace...Read More »
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Willis "Bill" C. Colburn, Major, USAF Retired, 96, passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Born in Addison, NY he graduated from Cornell University and spent 25 years in the Air Force before retiring from General Telephone. He served in the Phillipines during World War II and also served in Korea and Vietnam during the war. He ended his service to our country at the Pentagon. He is survived by his sons Chriss of Avilla, IN, Lance of Union, OR, Wayne (Karie) of Marietta, GA, Glenn of Fort Wayne, and daughter Claire (Richard) White of Fort Wayne, 12 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years Anna, sister Frances Baker, son George and granddaughter Katheryn. Service is 2:00 pm, August 13, 2018 at - D.O. McComb & Sons Foster Park Funeral Home, 6301 Fairfield Avenue. Calling also at the funeral home Sunday, August 12, 2018, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Memorials may be made to the Waynedale United Methodist Church or Donor's Choice. To sign the online guest book, go to www.domccombandsons.com.