Obituary – John Colfax

John Colfax

A funeral service for John Colfax, age 55, of Cumby, Texas, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 2, 2022, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home with B.J. Smithers officiating. Interment will follow at Cumby Cemetery with Shannon Gaines, Asa Bloyed, Shawn Bloyed, Heath Petty, Jason Oxford and David Fyke serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, January 1, 2022, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home. Mr. Colfax passed away on December 25, 2021, at Christus Mother Frances – Sulphur Springs.

John was born on May 23, 1966, in Fullerton, CA, to Raymond Eugene and Orlena Celeste (McAdams) Colfax. He married Mistie Fyke on March 6, 2004, in Greenville, Texas. John worked as a journeyman lineman. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 436.

He is survived by his wife, Mistie; daughters, Cayci Colfax and Kinley Colfax; sons, Dillan Colfax, Cohner Colfax and Taylor Hale; grandchildren, Eston Aten-Colfax, Hynzlee Colfax, Linkyn Colfax and Avarie Colfax; brothers, James McConnell and Robert Colfax; sister, Angela Colfax; and father-in-law, Charley Clampitt, and mother-in-law, Wanda Clampitt.

John was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Stephen Colfax.

Arrangements under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.

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Author: KSST Contributor

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