Devon Keith Colwell, age 23, passed away suddenly in Elgin, Illinois on January 14, 2016. Devon was born in New Albany, Indiana on February 27, 1992.

Devon graduated in 2011 from Larkin High School in Elgin, Illinois. Devon loved reading, music and collectible card games. He enjoyed giving back by volunteering for local charity organizations, outreach programs and soup kitchens for the homeless.

Devon is survived by his parents Larry and Paula Jeanne Colwell; his daughter Samantha Marie; his grandparents Susan Crain, James and Jessie Alexander, and Van and Rose Pate; and his great-grandmother Iva Pate Mull.

He was preceded in death by his sister Jennah Hope Diane, grandfather Chester Colwell and great-grandfather, Charles D. Pate.

Memorial services will be private. In lieu of flowers please give to Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park Street, Elgin, Illinois 60120. For more information please call 847-741-1128 or visit

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