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Robert M. Colson, Jr.

October 23, 1939 — October 7, 2022

St. Charles, Missouri

Robert “Bob” M. Colson, Jr., of St. Charles, MO passed away Friday, October 7, 2022 at the age of 82. He leaves behind a daughter, Marsha (Barry) Hollander, grandsons, Colby Thomas, Caleb Durrett and Michael Hollander, great-granddaughters Jaylen Thomas, Ava Thomas, Vanessa Thomas and Lilly Hollander, a sister Marsha Hoyt, nephews Michael Hoyt, Justin (Kim) Stuppy, Jordan (Misty) Stuppy, nieces Katie (Steve) Hoyt, Linda Hoyt, Angie (Reid) Noud, Ana Hawkins, along with numerous great nieces and nephews.  He is preceded in death by his wife Jama Colson and his parents, Robert M. Colson Sr., and Mildred and Kenneth Stuppy and brother Dennis James (Mary) Stuppy. 

Robert proudly and honorably served in the United States Air Force. He enjoyed playing, watching and coaching sports, especially baseball. His love of sports was rooted as a young man, and he continued to play baseball while in the Air Force on their team. He loved to watch the St. Louis Cardinals and the MIZZOU Tigers. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing.  

He was a family man, dedicated father to his daughter, and they were two peas in a pod. Robert was patient and calm. He always lent a hand to anyone in need. He resided at Mount Carmel, where he was adored and known as “The Mayor”. He loved everyone he met and he impacted so many lives. Simply put, he was the best.  

Robert was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. 

Memorials may be made in Robert's name to Tempo of the Dog Rescue 3044 Cherokee Lane, St. Charles, MO 63301.  

Baue Funeral Homes is currently following CDC recommendations regarding mask and social distancing policies. 

 
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Visitation

Thursday, October 20, 2022

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

Baue Funeral Home - St Charles

620 Jefferson St, St Charles, MO 63301

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Funeral Service

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

Baue Funeral Home - St Charles

620 Jefferson St, St Charles, MO 63301

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Interment

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, MO

2900 Sheridan Rd, St. Louis, MO 63125

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