Michael David Colbert, age 60, of Hazel Green, Alabama passed away on June 1, 2022, at his residence. He fought a courageous battle for almost two years against lung cancer. He managed his illness with strength and grace and wanted to spend as much time with his loved ones as possible. In his final hour he was surrounded by his loving wife, his children and sister-in-law. He passed in the loving arms of his wife and kids who he greatly adored more than anything else in the world.
He leaves a huge hole in the hearts of his family and friends who were always entertained by his stories and hilarious sense of humor. Cremated visitation services for Mike o Tuesday June 7th, 2022, starting at 1:00 PM. A Funeral Service at Hazel Green Funeral Home will begin at 2:00 PM. All who would like to attend are welcome.
Mike (Mikey to some) was born on January 5, 1962, to Laymon D. Colbert and Faye T. Light (Jacks) in Gurly, Alabama.
He was beloved by everyone who ever met him, a great husband, fantastic father, amazing Poppie, and a best friend in all walks of life. No matter the circumstance, you'd always leave with a story of something funny/crazy Mike did while you were with him. Hands down the best jokes, and one heck of a memory, crazy smart.
Mike loved anything Baseball, Alabama Football, Golfing, Dallas Cowboys Football, Traveling, Camping, and spending time with his family and friends. One of his greatest accomplishments is being called “Poppie” to his 8 grandchildren. Mike was married to Patty Colbert and recently celebrated 38 years of marriage.
Mike is survived by his wife Patty Colbert, his son Michael Colbert, his daughters Nicole Barnette and Amanda (Husband Jordan) Blevins of whom he loved deeply. He is also survived by his 8 grandchildren, 3 granddaughters and 5 grandsons. Kyleigh Barnette (15), Timothy Blevins (12), Sophia Barnette (10), Van Blevins (9), Lynnlee Colbert (6), Cohen Blevins (5), Maverick Colbert (3), and Jaxon Blevins (2). His Sister, Tammy Marks, nephews, nieces, great nephews, great nieces, and his in-laws Sandy and Tony DiFrancesca, Beth and Jim Fuguitt.
Mike is now at peace, joining his creator and his parents along with other family members - That is one fun party re-united! He will have front row seats to all grandkid’s activities.
There will be a family celebration of Mike’s life following the Funeral Service held at the DiFrancesca residence.