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Oringen Eugene Colebrook, Jr. was born on April 2, 1940 to Oringen Eugene Colebrook and Delores Taylor Colebrook in Dade City, FL. Oringen attended and graduated from the local schools in Dade County.

After graduation from high school, he attended Grambling College, graduating with a degree in Education. While at Grambling, Oringen met Jeanola Thomas, and they   became man and wife on December 26, 1971. After their wedding, the couple relocated to Fort Pierce, Florida where they remained for the rest of their lives. Oringen served an honorable tour of duty for his country in the United States Air Force.

Oringen was employed as a teacher and coach in the St. Lucie County School System; he completed his tenure at Fort Pierce Central High School.  After retirement Coach devoted his time to the Northside Little League Bat and Ball Club and served as the League President for many years.  

Oringin Colebrook was a faithful member of St. Simon the Cyrenian Episcopal Church in Fort Pierce. He was also an active member of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.  His favorite pastimes included spending quality time with his grandchildren and relaxing at home.

On April 13, 2018, Oringen accepted the call to go home to be with the Lord. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Jeanola Colebrook; and his sister, Felicia Colebrook.

He leaves memories of his life to: his three children, Ingrid Colebrook of Orlando, FL, Oringen III (Venetia) of Union City, GA, and Constance Colebrook of Orlando, FL; five grandchildren, Ashonti, Syncere, Heavyn, Wesley, and Oringen IV; his siblings, Jackee, Joycelyn, Christina, Saundra, Michael, Steven, Angie, Sherry Colebrook; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A visitation will be held 10:30 -11:00AM on Saturday April 28 and Funeral rites to begin at 11AM at St. Simon Episcopal Church, Ft. Pierce. 

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  • Thursday, April 19, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Stone Brothers Funeral Home
  • Monday, April 23, 2018
    Dear Colebrook Family, I want to express my sincere condolences. Almighty God encourages us to draw close to him at James 4:8. Further, Revelation 21:3-5 states a positive hope for the future on earth. May these scriptures comfort your family and friends.
    ~ T. Ponder   FL
  • Friday, April 27, 2018
    To my friend and brother and his family's. My heart mourn with you for i too know how it feels to loose a parent. Be strong for each other. Stay close dont allow anything to come between family i love you and again sorry for your lost my friend and brother. Love you~~~~
    ~ Shay Cook   Apopka, FL
  • Sunday, April 29, 2018
    RIP Coach, we are going to miss you! Thanks for all you did for us.
    ~ Bobby Swoope   Atlanta, GA
  • Monday, April 30, 2018
    Sincere condolences to the family in the loss of your loved one. Jesus promises that we can see our loved ones again in the future when he performs the resurrection of "all those in the memorial tombs". John 5:28,29
    ~ D Evans   Fort Pierce
  • Thursday, May 03, 2018
    May GOD BLESS YOU and ease your pain
    ~ Bonita Young   Fort Pierce
  • Thursday, May 24, 2018
    Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family in this time of sorrow. May you find comfort in reading 1 Cor 1:3,4.
    ~ R & M Harry   Pt St Lucie, FL