Oneonta, died May 30, 2014. He worked in the landscaping business, was of the Baptist faith, and enjoyed watching sports. Parents Leo Earl and Catherine Idress Cookson Colosky predeceased him, as did wife Bertha King Colosky.
Surviving is sister Joy Wood.
A graveside service was held at Nectar Cemetery at 2 p.m. on June 1. Blount County/ Cleveland Funeral Home directed.