Darrell Collier Obituary,  Death – Darrell Eugene Collier, 75 years old, of Ovid, Michigan, passed away without any pain or suffering on Thursday, December 1, 2022 at the Ovid Healthcare Center in Ovid, Michigan. On Monday, December 5, 2022, at twelve o’clock noon, Funeral Services will be held at the Duplain Church of Christ in St. Johns, Michigan. Pastor Vernon Collier and Mr. Andy Goodrich will preside over the ceremony. Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Michigan is going to be the location of the interment at a later time. At the church, visitation will begin at 11:00 a.m. and continue for one hour before the service begins.

The 13th of June, 1947 found Darrell being brought into the world in Charlotte, Michigan. His parents were Gordon Walsh and Bessie Ilene (Steward) Collier. He attended Charlotte High School and received his diploma with the class of 1967. During the Vietnam War, Darrell served with honor in the United States Army from August 1967 until June 1969. His tour of duty lasted the entirety of the conflict.

Darrell was an avid collector of Coca-Cola memorabilia and was never without his beloved beverage. He participated in a number of bowling leagues, as well as enjoyed fishing and watching sports. He enjoyed being in the great outdoors and being surrounded by nature. He was a member of the choir at the Duplain Church of Christ, where he also attended services.

His legacy lives on through his three children, Trevor (Sarah) Collier of Greenville, Michigan, Cody Collier of Indiana, and Mary (Matt) Green Collier of Ovid, Michigan; his step-daughter Sarah (Jay) Losey of Owosso, Michigan; his step-son John (Linda) VandenBroek of Lansing, Michigan; and his two grandsons, James and Jacob. His step-daughter Sarah (J In addition to this, he is survived by his six siblings: Collier, Ed (Dixie), Darlene (Jack) Cook, Vern (Linda), Duane (Jackie), and Clarence Collier; sister-in-law Terry Collier; and a large number of nieces and nephews. His parents, son Troy, and three of his siblings—Marsha (Ken) Foster, Gary Collier, and Doris (Duane) Sherd—preceded him in death. Donations in memory of the deceased may be made to the Duplain Church of Christ.