Jesse Marvin Colson, Jr.

June 13, 1953 - October 19, 2022

06/13/1953 - 10/19/2022

Jesse Marvin Colson Jr., 69, residing in Virginia Beach VA, transitioned to be with his heavenly father on October 19th, 2022.

Jesse (Marvin) was born on June 13th, 1953 and grew up in Lasker N.C., and went on to join the United States NAVY, and exploring the globe and starting a family.

He is predeceased by his wife of over 42 years, Sharon E. Colson.

He leaves behind his son, Thomas M. Colson of Virginia Beach, his daughter-in-law, Lakisha M. Wilson of Queens New York, his granddaughter Maya E. Colson of Virginia Beach. He also leaves behind two sisters, Deborah Robbins of Rich Square, N.C., and Scarlett Norris of De Ridder LA. He also leaves behind a Bonus Mama, Margaret Colson of Rich Square. Special shipmates from the NAVY, Bill Bowling and Todd Mackie. Several nieces and nephews.

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Karen Cavin
3 months ago

Mr. Jesse used to come to our library frequently. I loved hearing his stories. He could always make me laugh! After he moved to VA, when he would come back this way, he always stopped into to see us. He was a great man and will be missed greatly!

Mitch Vann
4 months ago

Rest easy Mr.Jesse.I know your soul is at peace to be with Mrs.Sharon again.We will miss you my friend.

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
4 months ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,

 May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Jesse Marvin Colson Jr., give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.

I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts

and prayers to the family of ….

US Navy Veteran, Jesse Marvin Colson Jr., is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Debbie Robbins
4 months ago

My heart is shattered but I know you are at peace now. I have to learn to live life without you because you have always been there for me. I love you brother.

Thomas M Colson
4 months ago

We Love you Daddy!!! I’ll see you one sweet day!!!!
Give Mom a hug for me!!!!!!!!