Marcial Colon Hernandez

August 22, 1951 ~ March 5, 2020 (age 68)


PFC Marcial Colon Hernandez, 68, of Whiteville, died Thursday, March 5, 2020 at his home.  He was born August 22, 1951 in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico the son of the late, Hermenegildo Colon Santo and Evangelita Hernandez.

He was a Veteran of the United State Army and served in Vietnam.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian Jacobs Colon and parents.

He is survived by his four sons, Paul Colon and wife, Lisa of Little River, SC, Jose Colon of Hallsboro, Luis Colon of Conway, SC, Edwin Colon of Hallsboro; daughter, Rosita Matthews and husband, Dr. Randolph Matthews of Whiteville; grandchildren, Morgan Short of Atlanta, GA, Savannah Robinson of Lake Waccamaw, Lillie Colon of Hallsboro, Allison Short of Whiteville, Luis Colon of Hallsboro, Aeden Colon of Little River, SC.

His funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at Peacock Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Gregory Spaulding and Rev. Mike Jacobs officiating.

Burial will be in Mitchell Field Cemetery.

His family will receive friends 6:00-8:00 pm Monday, March 9, 2020, at Peacock Funeral Home.

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March 9, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Peacock Funeral Home
1227 S. Madison St.
Whiteville, NC 28472

Funeral Service
March 10, 2020

2:00 PM
Peacock's Chapel
1227 S. Madison St.
Whiteville, NC 28472


Mitchell Field Cemetery
240 Mitchell Field Rd
Clarkton, NC 28433

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