Jon Cary Colson, 51, of O’Fallon, Illinois, formerly of Royalton, passed away at 9:19 a.m., Monday, July 8, 2019 at the Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.
Jon was born March 25, 1968 in Herrin, Illinois to Ron and Brenda (Battaglia) Colson.
He married Monica Romingquet and she survives in O’Fallon. Other survivors include a daughter, Elizabeth Colson and a son, Jon C. Colson of O’Fallon; his parents, Ron and Brenda Colson of Royalton; a brother and sister-in-law, Barry and Michele Colson of Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Mr. Colson attended Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville and honorably served his country in the United State Navy from 1986 to 1990 aboard the USS Frank Cable, receiving the Navy “E” Ribbon, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon and Good Conduct Award. He was currently an Area Manager for Network Services for AT&T.
Funeral services for Mr. Colson will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Miners Cemetery, east of Royalton with Pastor Donny Colson officiating and military grave side rights courtesy of the Zeigler and Orient American Legion, West Frankfort VFW and the Navy Military Honors Team.
Vantrease Funeral Homes, Inc. of Royalton and Zeigler is entrusted with the arrangements.