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Leo "Bobby" Colaw

October 29, 1933 — March 27, 2010

Leo Dotson “Bobby” Colaw, 76, of College Park, MD, died Saturday, March 27, 2010.

He was born October 29, 1933 in Mill Gap a son of the late Dotson R. and Virginia Wilson (Hevener) Colaw.

On December 8, 1956, he married Vernie Emogene (Hise) Colaw, who preceded him in death on August 12, 1994.

Mr. Colaw served in the U.S. Navy and was a heavy equipment operator for Marbro Construction Company.  He was a member of Hightown United Methodist Church.

He is survived by a daughter, Tammy Acosta and fiancé, Gilbert James, Jr. of King George; two sons, Steven Colaw of College Park, MD and David Colaw of Adelphi, MD; two grandsons, Ricardo Leo Acosta and Victoria Polidoro of Fredericksburg and Matthew Steven Colaw and wife, Hollie of Georgia; two sisters, Louise Pritt and husband, Billy and JoAnn Hartman and husband, Junior, all of Monterey.

A graveside service will be conducted 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at Hightown Cemetery with the Rev. Derek Tomek officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hightown Cemetery, c/o Bardon Warner, P.O. Box 34, Blue Grass, VA 24413.

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