Memorial services for James “Jimmy” Collier, Sr. 84, of Jefferson, Texas will be held at the Jefferson Academy Seventh Day Adventist Church on Sunday, November 13, 2022 at 2:00 p.m.
Mr. Collier was born June 13, 1938, in Galena, Missouri to James Clarence Collier and Agnes Javens Collier and passed away on October 25, 2022, in Jefferson, Texas.
James married Susie on October 7, 1958, in Fort Worth, Texas and 4 sons were born to this marriage. After several years of travel, the pair settled their family to the Jefferson area where their sons attended Jefferson Adventist Academy.
Mr. Collier was a devoted Christian, husband, father, and grandfather. He was an FAA Pilot, Mechanic, and drag racer. He trained all of his children how to be mechanics and he still has a race car that he worked on that is racing today with a grandchild driving it.
Those left to cherish Mr. Collier’s memory are his sons, James E Collier Jr. and wife Mirian Collier, Johnny R. Collier, Ronald Collier and wife Melissa Collier, and Irvin Collier; grandchildren, Cecily, Kim, James III, Nicole, Christopher, Madison, Tiffany, John Eric, Jessica, Joey, April, Ginger, Emily, and Megan Collier; great grandchildren, Nadia, Natalia, Kira, Mckinnley, Morrigen, and Israel; and brother, Larry Collier and wife Judy.
He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, an infant daughter Deana Sue Collier.