Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville announces funeral services for Mr. Darryl Colditz, age 55, of Blairsville, who passed away unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, August 21, 2013.
Darryl was born in Knoxville, Tennessee on August 9, 1958, and had lived in Blairsville since 1970. He was an avid racing fan, and loved animals. Darryl's favorite pastime was simply spending time with his family. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Union County. Darryl's grandparents, Otto and Olga Baese and Bernard and Mamie Colditz preceded him in death.
Darryl will be fondly remembered by all who knew him, but especially missed by his family: loving wife, Teresa Colditz, of Blairsville; his parents, Paul and June Colditz, of Blairsville; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Bill and Tutie Donaldson, of Blairsville; brother and sister-in-law, Dennis and Sheila Colditz, of Danielsville, Georgia; brother-in-law and his wife, Keith and Pat Donaldson, of Blairsville; nephew and his wife, Aaron and Eliza Colditz, of Athens, Georgia; nephew, Will Donaldson, of Blairsville; niece and her husband, Caroline and Zach Dillard of Augusta, Georgia; niece, Edie Donaldson, of Blairsville; and niece, Lillie Donaldson, of Blairsville; great nephew, Crosby Colditz, of Athens, Georgia; many other relatives and friends also share in his legacy.
Funeral services for Darryl will be held on Saturday, August 24, 2013, at 3:00 p.m., in the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville. Burial will be in Union Memory Gardens Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday evening, August 23, 2013, from 6 until 8 p.m.
Flowers will be graciously accepted; however, if you wish, memorial contributions may be made to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 521, Blairsville, Georgia 30514.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville; you may visit our website online at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com, and send condolences to the family and view the video tribute to Darryl's life.
Joy Duke Barrett
08/23/13 at 03:24 AM
June and Paul, I am so sorry to hear of your son's unexpected passing. my condolences to your daughter in -law as well as I know this is a very difficult time for you all. I am so in hopes that my memory serves me right, and that you and Paul lived in Attapulgus, Ga at one time. I am th daughter of John and Barbara Duke from Attapulgus. I have fond memories of growing up in Attapulgus and many memories of our families visits together.
Please know that you and your entire family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
May God give you strength,
Joy Duke Barrett, Blue Ridge, Ga
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