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Gary Colson

February 20, 1968 — March 26, 2021


Mr. Gary Alvin Colson, 53, passed away at East Georgia Regional Medical Center on Friday, March 26, 2021. Mr. Colson was born in Statesboro to Joel Akins and Wanda Sue Waters on February 20, 1968 and was later adopted by Larry and Betty Kangeter. He worked for over 30 years with Omega Steel as a metal fabrication specialist and enjoyed working on cars, hunting, fishing and spending time with his family especially his grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 25 years, Tina Burnsed Colson; biological father, Joel Akins and adopted parents Larry and Betty Kangeter.

Survivors include his two sons, James Colson and his wife Kaytlyn Nunez of Statesboro and Allen Colson and his wife Brittany of Sylvania; biological mother, Wanda Sue Waters; several brothers and sisters and four grandchildren.

No services will be scheduled at this time.

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Flanders Powell Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Gary Alvin Colson.

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