George Ashley Colbert, Jr., MD
- July 6, 1936 - February 20, 2013
- Tampa, Florida
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“Sherri and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you. George must have been a wonderful man to raise such a precious daughter, I wish I had known...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Ellen Beal - Atlanta, GA - Friend
“Another sweet Angel went to Heaven! It is beautiful, peaceful and full of Love there. I am thinking about you Cameron, Brian, Sherri and everyone...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Marti Vitulli - New Market, AL
“Rest in Peace, George. You were a beloved father and friend. You will be sorely missed.
My love to all the family.
3 of 7 | Posted by: Tee Ann Bailey - Tampa, FL
“I met "Doc" when I joined the Dade City Gun Club. Every Sunday, used to help him unload gear from his car, and set up on his favorite bench #5, then...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: John Reiner - Zephyrhills, FL
“Dear Sherry and family, we were so very saddened to see this notice. Doc was an amazing person. We will see you Sunday, but we want you to know...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Nelson & Jeanne Zalva - Brandon
“Our condolences to the family.
Deb and Garrett Digman
6 of 7 | Posted by: LTC Garrett H. Digman - Sanford, FL
“May you rest in peace, Uncle George! You will be very missed. Love, Steph
7 of 7 | Posted by: Stephanie Fisher - Columbia, SC
COLBERT, George Ashley, Jr., MD passed away February 20, 2013 at home surrounded by his children and beloved cat Winston. He was born July 6, 1936 in Georgetown, SC. He was preceded in death by his father George A Colbert Sr, his mother Mary Virginia Boatwright, sister Virginia Ford and son George A. Colbert, III. Survivors include his sister Jill Caviness, his children Sherri (Bruce) Mcclendon, Cameron (Sean) McKinney and Brian Colbert; grandchildren Hunter, Callie Alexis, Kendall and Taylor; and many nieces and nephews. George received his medical degrees in Clinical and Anatomic Pathology, Pharmaceutics and General Surgery at the Medical College of South Carolina. He did his residency at Tampa General and was the Chief Pathologist at Memorial Hospital for 30 years. Born, raised and educated in the low country of South Carolina, he was the epitome of a southern gentleman. With his quick wit, slow slew footed saunter, and smiling eyes he found the best in his many long time friendships. Those who knew and love 'The Geechie from South Carolina" aka Dr. CRS can attest to the fact that his handshake and word meant true commitment. His passions for play time..hunting, fishing, golf, history and Bear Bryant..where the coach is probably waiting on the sidelines for a little help from the "Doc". Anyone who spent time with him was sure to be tagged with one of his famous clever nicknames. His family request that you write down a story or 2 so they can continue to share his "Popisms" for future generations to enjoy. Visitation will take place on Sun. Feb. 24th from 6-8 pm at Blount & Curry Funeral Home, 605 S. MacDill Ave. Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery, Georgetown, SC.