Today's Paper Obits Latest News Local News Photo Galleries Sports Newsletters Viewpoints Lifestyle Weather Jobs

Charles Greene Colquitt, III age 80, of Texarkana, Texas formerly of Lewisville, Arkansas, died Tuesday, July 16, 2019 in a DeKalb, Texas, nursing home.

Mr. Colquitt was born October 9, 1938, in Magnolia, Arkansas. He was a graduate of Magnolia High School and a member of First Baptist Church Lewisville, Arkansas. He was retired CEO and Chairman of First National Bank in Tom Bean, Texas and former CEO and President of First National Bank, Lewisville, Arkansas. Mr. Colquitt was also Director of Revenue Requirement at Townes Telecommunications, Inc. Charles was former band director at Lewisville High School where he passed on the passion and love of music to his students. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and while stationed at Barksdale Air Force Base in Shreveport, Louisiana he played the 1st clarinet and 1st Tenor Saxophone in the 745th Air Force Band. He earned a Master of Music degree at Northeast Louisiana University studing conducting under Dr. Joe Barry and received his Bachelor of Music Education at Southern Arkansas University. Throughout his life he served on many boards including SAU Alumni.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Donna Jo Colquitt of Texarkana, Texas, two sons and daughters-in-law, Don an Letha Colquitt of Texarkana, Texas, Scott and Krista Colquitt of San Cruz, California, one brother, Robert Colquitt of Magnolia, Arkansas, one sister, Mary Alice Colquitt of Magnolia, Arkansas, five grandchildren, Adrianne Colquitt of Cookeville, Tennessee, Miles Colquitt of Dallas, Texas, Donna Kay Moore and her husband Colt of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Ryan Hadaway and his wife Jocelyn of Texarkana, Texas, Lance Hadaway of Texarkana, Arkansas, four great grandchildren, Elliot Moore, Lucy Moore, Leland Moore and Kohen Hadaway and a host of friends and other relatives.

A memorial service will be 4 p.m. Monday at Texarkana Funeral Home, Arkansas Chapel with Rev. Charlie Zumwalt officiating. Visitation will follow the service.

Memorials may be made to the Ponderosa Nursing Home 12520 FM 1840, DeKalb, Texas 75559.

Register online at

Sponsor Content

COMMENTS - It looks like you're using Internet Explorer, which isn't compatible with the Democrat-Gazette commenting system. You can join the discussion by using another browser, like Firefox or Google Chrome.
It looks like you're using Microsoft Edge. The Democrat-Gazette commenting system is more compatible with Firefox and Google Chrome.