Johnny Lee Colvin was born on October 4th, 1948, in Westville Oklahoma to Frances and Lawrence Colvin. He graduated from Coolidge High School and then enlisted in the US Navy in 1968. He proudly served from 1968 until 1971. This included serving in the Vietnam War. During his time in the Navy, he met the love of his life, Gilda Colvin. They were happily married for 49 years. He worked for Salt River Project for 27 years as an engineer.
Johnny left behind his wife Gilda Colvin and 2 sons Gary Colvin and Frankie Colvin. He also cherished his 13 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 4th at 11:00 AM at Wickenburg Funeral Home