Herman Lee Colbaugh

Published 3:34 pm Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Herman Lee Colbaugh, 94, Elizabethton, passed away Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home after a brief illness.
A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Riley Fred and Mary Smith Colbaugh.
Herman was a member of Mountain View Church of Christ. He was retired from Atmos Energy.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Wilma Harmon Colbaugh; son, Roderick Colbaugh; sister, Selma Parlier; and brothers, Harry, Freddie and Eugene Colbaugh.
Survivors include his son, Doug (Karen) Colbaugh; his grandchildren, Jessica (Danny) Lewis, Greeneville, Tenn., Amanda (Richard) Eller, Laurel Bloomery, Tenn., Justin (Brittany) Colbaugh, Elizabethton, Cory (Keely) Colbaugh, Watauga Flats; great-grandsons, Calen, Jackson, Gideon and Brennan Lewis, Gunnar Eller and Hudson Colbaugh; great-granddaughter, Riley Lewis; and two special nieces, Vicki Colbaugh, Elizabethton, and Carrie Morris, Lexington, N.C.
A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, January 3, in the Emmert Cemetery with Pastor Clarence Cannon officiating. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Monday, will be Doug Colbaugh, Justin Colbaugh, Danny Lewis, Calen Lewis, Jackson Lewis, Gideon Lewis, Brennan Lewis, Richard Eller, Gunnar Eller, Rick Colbaugh and Grant Colbaugh. His special friends: Judy and Victor Deloach and Gene Oaks. The family would like to expres a special “Thank You” to the staff of Ivy Hall Nursing Home, Amedisys Hospice, and also a special “Thank You” to Megan Renfro and Jerry Brown. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Monday. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website, www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Colbaugh family.

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