William Robert Colwell, Jr (Bob), 58, passed away on March 11, 2014 at his home in Lake Dallas, Texas. Bob was born on July 7, 1955 to William Robert (Billy) and Betty June Colwell in Dallas, Texas. He spent his early years in Irving, Texas and moved to Forestburg, Texas in 1968 where he graduated high school. Bob was united in marriage to Sondra Sue Barnes on April 10, 1989.
Bob proudly served 30 years on the Farmers Branch Fire Department before retiring in 2007. He enjoyed both working and playing hard and was a devoted husband, father and friend.
He was survived by his wife of 25 years, Sondra Colwell; his stepmother, Gerri Eckart; his sister, Sheri Colwell; his brother, Kelly Colwell; his children Kimberly Wilkinson, Billy Colwell and Sid Bolt; his four grandchildren Luke Wilkinson, Lane Wilkinson, Kane Bolt and Cole Bolt; as well as many nieces and nephews.
A time of visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 12 from 6:00 until 8:00 pm at the North Dallas Funeral Home in Farmers Branch, Texas. The graveside service will be held on Thursday, March 13 at 11:00 am at the Keenan Cemetery in Farmers Branch, Texas.