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Friday, May 17, 2019
5:00 - 8:00 P.M.

Saturday, May 18, 2019
11:00 A.M.
Ray Williams Memorial Chapel
301 N. Howard Avenue

Rest Haven Memorial Park
4615 East Hanna Avenue
Tampa, FL 33610


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05/22/2019 05:03 PM



Mr. Roderick Robentino Colbert of Tampa passed away Saturday, May 4, 2019.  Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, May 18 at 11:00 a.m. at Ray Williams Memorial Chapel, 301 N. Howard Avenue with Pastor Antonio Hawkins, officiating.  Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. 

Mr. Roderick Colbert was a native and lifelong resident of Tampa, Florida and was educated in the public schools of Hillsborough County.  Mr. Colbert retired as a Warehouse Worker. 

He was preceded in death by: his parents, father, Edward L. Colbert; mother, Mary Elizabeth Johnson; grandmother, Ethel Bridges; son, Derrick Walker; brother, William Earl Johnson; sister, Gwendolyn Johnson; aunts, Mozella Walker and Elizabeth Coleman; great aunt, Carrie Perkins; great uncle, Cater Gillum; nephews, Corey Johnson and Nico Crawford; great nephew and niece, Jamel Johnson Jr. and Miracle Johnson. 

He leaves to cherish his memory: sons, Roderick Walker and Antwan Colbert; stepson, Sylvester Coston; daughter, Jatara "Pebbles" Coston; grandchildren, Roderick, Sharod, Raymond, Marques, Rodania, Serinity, Derrick Jr., Deon, Macyn, Laniya, Dior, Aayden, Antwan Jr., Sylvester Jr., Syyrod, Synai, Syncere, Janiyla and Jakiya; brothers, Gregory Johnson and Bruce Johnson (Ann); sisters, Wanda Johnson and Pam Johnson (Ernest); uncle, Frank Colbert; aunt, Dorine Troy; nephews, Ontonio Smith, Adrian Johnson, Reginald Hopkins (Tiffani), Keon Slater (Kinesha), Reginald Givens (April) , James Smith (Martha) and Jamal Johnson; nieces, Nicole Reed-Johnson (Anthony), Shauntay Ocasio, Tammy Robinson-Herring (Devon), Kenya Robinson, Candace Johnson, Audrey Johnson, LaKisha Staley and Brittney Robinson (Mark); great nephews, Clarence "Ceji" (Alexandria), Anton, De'Angelo, Eric "EJ", Ronald, Dwight, Demarion, Raekwon, Torrion, Javion, Jayvone', Du'Marion, Steven, Zori, Kevin, Ontonio Jr., Ontoni III, Antonio and Corey Johnson Jr.; great nieces, Beyonka, Dominique, Kenyata, Tremyah, Teylor, Tyelor, Deyonicka, Jaquita, Joneshia, Demetria, Jaymiah, Jamani, Ja'Mea, Jakirch, Jayla, Jaque, Cornesha, Demetria, Joh'neshia and Loyaltee; cousins, Andre Walker (Brenda), Carolyn Barton (John), Terry, Kim and Byron Walker, Darlene Arckand and Mary Frazier; a host of devoted friends, Maryann Coston, Dana Pressley, Karen Kelly, Tarlettt Hopkins, Tonya Richardson, Christine Young, Marthan Gallon, Clarence Guinyard, Pookie Doo, Zack, Collie, Tommy, Nick, Stubby Howard and many many more; a host of other relatives, the Colbert, Johnson, and Walker families, great nephews and nieces and cousins. 

The remains will repose after 5 p.m. Friday, May 17 at Ray Williams Funeral Home.


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301 N. Howard Avenue 
Tampa, FL 33606-1508
Phone:  813.253.3419 
  Fax:  813.251.4912
Email:  raywilliamsfh@verizon.net         
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