Ronald Ray Collier, age 70, of Wallace passed away peacefully Wednesday evening, June 19, 2019 at his home.
He was born on September 4, 1948 in Wilson, NC and was the son of the late Gray Thomas and Dorothy Capps Collier. He was also predeceased by his only brother, Jarvis Collier.
Mr. Collier proudly served his country in US Army and was a member of Wallace First Assembly of God Church.
Surviving to cherish his memory is his devoted wife of 22 years, Judy Piner Collier; daughter, Kayla Bradshaw and husband, David of Wallace; and his pride and joy, Allison Bradshaw, Jarrette Bradshaw and Savannah Bradshaw; nephews, Jeffery Collier and wife, Kristi, their daughter, Jana, Brantley Tokoly and Heidi, their daughter, Piner Kate and niece, Amberly Hall and husband, Nolan, their children, Asher and Mayes as well as extended family and friends that loved Ray dearly.
Ray was a loving husband and caring father and grandfather. He enjoyed the simplest things in life, but his greatest joy was family. He loved his wife dearly and his grandchildren, Allison, Jarrette and Savannah were the apple of his eyes; each one brought him great joy. Being man with great work ethics, Ray was a hard worker and he believed in taking care of what he worked so hard for. He enjoyed playing golf, boating and playing with his grandchildren. He took great pride in his immaculate yard and in his vehicles. Most of all, Ray loved his Lord and his life was a great example of God’s unconditional love. Ray will surely be missed but cherish memories of him will forever live in the hearts of those who knew and loved him.
Funeral service will be held at 4:00pm on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Wallace First Assembly of God Church with Ray’s pastor, the Reverend Leo Bracken officiating.
Burial will follow in Riverview Memorial Park, Watha.
Casketbearers will be Scotty Smith, Travis Holder, Larry George, Tommy Phillips, Gary Wayne Hall and Dr. Dan Robinson.
The family will receive friends from 3:00pm to 4:00pm, one-hour prior the funeral service on Saturday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial gifts be sent to First Assembly of God Church; Kitchen Fund, 212 W Main St, Wallace, NC 28466.
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Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Wallace. 910-285-4005
Wallace 1st Assembly of God-Kitchen Fund
W. Main Street, Wallace NC 28466