Virgil Colwell, age 81 of Hamilton, passed away on Sunday, October 4, 2020. Virgil was born in Hazard, Kentucky on January 16, 1939 to Chester Colwell and Dorothy Colwell. He worked at S.O.S. as an Overhead Crane Operator for many years; he loved fishing, spending time with his family; and also enjoyed playing music and going to church.
Virgil is survived by Malta Colwell; two children, Vanessa (Ed) McBee and Winfred (Lavern) Colwell; five grandchildren, Felicia, Amanda, Crystal, Alicia, Dylan (Hanna); six great grandchildren, Katelynn, Connor, Dallas, Britton, Cameron, and Zack; and his siblings, Edith, Mary (Damon), and Sally (Dale), and Bobby (Vickie); a special niece, Lillian Lakes; and many other nieces, nephews, other family and friends. Virgil was preceded in death by his parents; his siblings, Gerald, Roy, Ray, Lizzie, Isabelle, Rebecca, Dicie, Nancy, and Margaret.
Funeral service will be held at Hamilton Assembly of God, 1940 West Elkton Rd., Hamilton, Ohio, on Friday, October 9, 2020 at 1:00 PM with Rev. Larry Davis of Hamilton Assembly of God officiating. Burial will follow at Butler County Memorial Park. Visitation will be held on Friday, October 9, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Hamilton Assembly of God.
The family would like to thank the staff of Golden Years for the care that Virgil received.
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