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Obituaries

Obituaries

Enrique Antonio Colon III 1985 - 2006 Lawrence

Services for Enrique Antonio Colon III, 21, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Paseo Baptist Church in Kansas City, Mo. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence.Mr. Colon died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2006, at his home.He was born Jan. 6, 1985, in Nuremberg, West Germany, the son of Enrique Colon II and Julie Shepard. He attended Lawrence public schools, North Kansas City High School in Kansas City, Mo., Crowder College in Neosha, Mo., and William Jewel College in Liberty, Mo.Mr. Colon attended Paseo Baptist Church. He was a member of Kappa Alpha Fraternity. He received multiple baseball scholarships and many awards for academic, athletic and occupational achievements.Survivors include his father, Greenbelt, Md.; his mother and stepfather, Julie Shepard Lane and Gilbert Lane, Richmond, Va.; a sister, Jessica Colon, Lawrence; his grandparents, Donald and Ermal Shepard, Lawrence, Enrique and Lydia Colon, San Juan, Puerto Rico, and Claudia Lane; a great-grandmother, Ethelyn Shepard, Lawrence.The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday at the church before the services.