Colin D. Horsley

Mr. Colin D. Horsley, 71, of Rome, died Tuesday, July 17, 2018, surrounded by loving family.  

He was born July 24, 1946, in the town of Goole, East Yorkshire, England.

He served England in the Royal Air Force during his younger years. After leaving the service, he worked as an electronic engineer for the Marconi Company.  He was a devoted volunteer for The Red Cross in Leicester, England, following retirement.  

He moved to the United States when he married Dianne Nelson, of Cartersville, in 2006. 

He was an avid reader and enjoyed playing chess.  He also was known for his love of technology and gadgets. He was a member of Pleasant Valley North Baptist Church, Rome. 

He is preceded in death by parents; and sister, Margaret.

He is survived by loving wife, Dianne Nelson Horsley; three stepchildren; and 10 grandchildren. His grandchildren loved Papa Colin and they were extra special to him.

Memorial donations can be made to The Red Cross.

Condolences can be made at www.owenfunerals.com. Owen Funeral Home, Cartersville was in charge of arrangements.

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