Meet Colby Hitchcock

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Colby Hitchcock was born and raised in the Mississippi Delta area of Arkansas about 30 miles west of Memphis. A native Arkansan, he has always considered Memphis home. Upon graduating from High School he enlisted in the Navy in 1991 and served for over eight years aboard Submarines. He once, while at sea read a fiction book about a man who had a terminal illness. The main characters were the man, his wife, doctor, preacher, and funeral director. The story centered on the last days of his life. Colby thought that Funeral directors role was interesting and pursued a Mortuary Science Degree when he exited the Navy. Colby worked in Memphis until August of 2006. That is when he came to work at Baue Funeral Homes. Colby loves what he does for a living. If he can just make a difference in one person’s life, it is all worth it.

In Colby’s free time he enjoys Hunting and small home projects. He has been in a relationship with a wonderful woman, for almost three years now. She has two children that he adores.