Leroy A. Colson Jr., 57, died unexpectedly September 3, 2016, at home. He was born March 19, 1959, in Ellsworth, son of Arlene and Leroy Colson.
Leroy married his high school sweetheart, Donna Soule, and they settled in Mariaville to raise their three sons. Leroy and Donna recently celebrated 38 years of marriage with a trip to Disney World.
Leroy is survived by his beloved wife, Donna; his three sons; Leroy III and his wife Hannah, Matthew and his wife Livi and Tylor and his wife Brooke; his grandchildren; Emily, Ethan and Ellie; his brother Ora and his two sisters Beth and Linda.
Leroy was fun loving and kind hearted. He was an avid, although often unsuccessful, hunter. Leroy taught his sons and grandchildren a love for the outdoors. He will be missed.
A celebration of life will be held at the Mariaville Grange Hall on Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 2-4pm.
Memorial donations may be made to the Leroy Colson Memorial fund c/o Bangor Savings Bank, 59 Foster Street, Ellsworth ME 04605.