Anthony Lynn Colvin, 64


Anthony Lynn Colvin, 64, beloved husband, son, brother, father, and grandfather passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his family on Saturday, February 10, 2024. An esteemed resident of Livingston, Texas since 1995, he was born on December 15, 1959 in Cleveland, Texas, the middle son of J.C. and Wanda Williams Colvin. Anthony grew up on his grandparents’ lumber mill, Williams Lumber Company, which was located south of Cleveland, Texas, along with his family, aunts, cousins, and workers. A third generation lumberman, Anthony owned and operated Colvin Timber Company before branching out into retail with Colvin Auto Parts and AC Guns. Anthony was the recipient of the Texas Forestry Association’s Outstanding Logger of the Year award in 2004, a distinction that his father received in 1996. Anthony was a lifetime hunter, fisherman, farmer, rancher, mechanic, handyman, entrepreneur, tinkerer, and learner.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Beverly Bailey Colvin; brothers John Charles Colvin Jr. (Billie) and Mark Wayne Colvin; children Matthew Scott Colvin (Kasha), Drew Alexander Colvin (Katie), and Hannah Rae Colvin Mueller (Jack); grandchildren Rowan Colvin, Rooney Colvin, Ren Colvin, Caroline Mueller, Auden Mueller, and Frederick Mueller; and his late mother’s husband, Hoyle Pope. Anthony was preceded in death by parents, J.C. Colvin and Wanda Williams Colvin Pope, and grandparents, Sam and Mildred Hamilton Colvin, and Carl F. and Cynthia York Williams.

Anthony was a long-time member of Central Baptist Church in Livingston, Texas, where services were held at on Saturday, February 17, 2024 with Pastor Sonny Hathaway officiating. Interment will followed at Peebles Cemetery. Visitation was held for family and friends on Friday, February 16, 2024 at Cochran Funeral Home Chapel in Livingston, Texas. 

The family would like to give special thanks for the compassion and companionship received from the doctors and nurses at Texas Oncology in the Woodlands, Dr. Luna of Livingston, and Gentiva Hospice Care. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital or Central Baptist Church.

Cochran Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.