Robert Derrell Colvin

colvin-pic-for-progRobert Derrell Colvin, 68, of Hitchcock, passed away Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at his residence. Derrell was born June 9, 1948, in San Diego, California, to James and Doris Colvin.  Derrell served in the United States Navy, during the Vietnam War. He was an Arm Wrestling Champion, a body guard and a crane operator.
Derrell is preceded in death by his father. He survived by his mother, Doris Colvin; his wife, Patti Colvin; one daughter, Susan Walker and husband Brent; two sons, Michael Gardner and wife Dora, Jeffery Gardner and wife Tandi; one sister, Patricia Lee; one brother, Jimmy Colvin and wife Carolyn; six grandchildren, Joey Walker, Macy Walker Corey Walker, Levi Gardner, Madi Gilbert, and Brett Gilbert.
A visitation will be held from 1:00pm to 3:00pm, Tuesday, November 8, 2016, at James Crowder Funeral Home, La Marque.  A funeral service will follow at 3:00pm, at the funeral home, with Brother Buddy Herring officiating.


  1. We are so sorry for Darrell’s sudden passing. Are thoughts and prayers are with the family in this time of grieving.

    J.W. Nokes, Jr.
  2. Uncle Derrell,

    I will truly cherish the stories you shared with me forever. You will desperately be missed. Thanks for giving me brief moments of touching my Family and I lives. Love you.

    Forever, Your Nephew Scotty Colvin

    Scotty Colvin (Nephew)
  3. Derrell your spirit is no longer with us. You are missed. I cherish the times I spent with you, especially playing chicken foot. I want you to save a spot at the table for me. When I get there, I want us to play it again.

    Carolina Colvin

    Sister in law Thursday, November 10, 2016

    Carolyn Wilber Colvin

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