Marine Corporal Colton J Puckett of Waterford, Michigan, beloved husband, father, son, brother, hero and friend.
Colton was born on December 15, 1988 in Daytona, Florida. The beloved son of Charlie Puckett and Alexis Salzano; step- son of Robert Salzano; husband of Kristen Puckett; father of Aiden James Puckett; brother of Lindsey Moy (Nathan), Henry Puckett and Karlie Smith; grandson of Brenda and Stu Briggs and Nancy and the late Bill Jones.
Colton was a decorated corporal in the United States Marine Corps, serving tours in Afghanistan and Iraq. He worked as a dispatcher and trainer for Genesee County 911 where he was nominated for dispatcher of the year.
Colton was a wonderful father and husband who loved spending time with his family. He especially loved taking Aiden fishing. He was an animal lover and an avid Steelers fan.
Cpl Colton Puckett was shot and killed by police after a violent domestic disturbance while suffering through a post-traumatic stress episode.