July 26, 1943 - January 16, 2019
Memorial Services for Jimmy Collier, 75, a long-time Hereford area farmer and rancher will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 18, 2019 at First Baptist Church with the Reverend Kyle Streun, Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Denver City, officiating, Interment will follow in West Park Cemetery under the personal supervision of Parkside Chapel Funeral Home. Mr. Collier passed away on Wednesday, January, 16, 2019 in Hereford.
Jimmy Collier was born July 26, 1943 in El Paso, Texas to Robert J. and Dorothy Mott Collier. They moved to Hereford 68 years ago from O’Donnell, Texas. He attended Hereford Schools graduating from Hereford High School in 1961. He was a long time Little League and Babe Ruth League baseball coach. He had many teams win State Championships. He touched the lives of all the young men he coached. Jimmy was proud of his sons. He was the best son, husband, father and papa, ever. He will be missed by many!
The legacy he leaves behind are his wife of twenty five years, Gwen Collier of Hereford, six sons; Rusty Collier and wife Denise, Matt Collier and wife Kathleen, Mark Collier and wife Charlotte, and Robby Collier and wife Amy all of Hereford, Mike Orr and wife Terri of Amarillo, and Leslie Orr and wife Beverly of Hollis, Oklahoma, one daughter Lisa Wilson and husband Kim of Amarillo, one brother Ronny Joe Collier and wife Rema of Hereford, two daughters-in-law, Glena Collier and Lori Collier both of Hereford, there are 22 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren also surviving
Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents, two sons Ronny Collier and James Collier and one brother, Jerry Collier.
The family suggests memorials in Mr. Collier’s name be made to Hereford Senior Citizens Association, 426 Ranger Dr., Hereford, Texas 79045