Colin was father to three children – 1 boy and two girls. He was also grandfather to four grandchildren – 2 boys and 2 girls. He married very young and unfortunately this marriage ended in divorce. He married Liz in 2002 and was happily married to her until his death. He was a very funny man with lots of stories to tell. He was a Sales Director for a paper company where he had worked most of his life. In 2018 he suffered a massive stroke which led to Vascular Dementia amongst other things. In March 2020 he caught Covid 19 which was to take his life.