Huey C. Collier

February 06, 1939 ‒ September 28, 2016

Delaware, Ohio

Huey C. Collier, 77, of Delaware, passed away on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at his residence with his loving family at his side.

He was born on February 6, 1939 in Vinton County, Ohio, son of the late Preston and Dorothy (Daniels) Collier.  He was a graduate of the McArthur High School in Vinton County and following graduation he moved to the Delaware County area.  He enjoyed traveling and driving truck and went to work for the Weyerhaeuser Company in Delaware, for over 24 years, logging more than 3.2 million miles driven.  He retired in 2005.  In his earlier years, he played the guitar.  He also was a Hamm radio operator.  He enjoyed fishing, camping, watching WWE wrestling and riding motorcycle’s.  He was an animal lover and loved to wear baseball hats.  He was a member of the Delaware Fraternal Order of Eagles AERIE#376, where he was the entertainment chairman and also enjoyed dancing at the club, a member of the Mt. Vernon Moose Lodge #1640 and a member of  SourcePoint of Delaware County.  He loved traveling to Texas to visit family and for the past few years spent the winters in Florida.

Surviving is his devoted wife of almost 57 years, Mae G. (Heinlen) Collier, whom he married on October 10, 1959; one daughter, Deborah (David) Mathews of San Antonio, Texas; one son, Steven (Monica) Collier of Grove City, Ohio; four grandchildren, Danielle, David Michael, Dalton and Shawn; five great grandchildrend, Jared, Darian, Bryce, Reagan and Noah; two brothers, Dean (Teresa) Collier of McArthur, Ohio and David (Jeannine) Collier of Marysville; three sisters, Virginia (Larry) Buell of Galena, Eva (Jim) Swayers of London, Ohio and Bonnie (Eddie) Channell of Marysville; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents that have preceded him in death were two sons, Russell Clinton Collier and Thomas Ray Collier; one brother, Danny Collier; and one sister, Maryanne Phillips.

A memorial service celebrating the life of Huey Collier will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 6, 2016 in the Snyder Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive, Delaware, with Rev. Josh Walker, pastor of Valleyview Evangelical Friends Church, Delaware, officiating.

The Snyder Rodman Funeral Center, Delaware, is honored to be serving the family of Huey Collier.

Memorial contributions if desired may be given to the The James Cancer Hospital, 460 W. 10th Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43210.

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  • To Mae and family, my thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time.



  • My deepest condolences.
    Much love to family and friends ♡
    He will definitely be missed ..

  • My thoughts are with you all Mae. I can’t help but to think that he and mom are talking at this very moment. I’ll miss him here on Facebook, he was an awesome man! Love you. 💜

  • Mae & family,
    Hoping you can feel the blessing of knowing Huey is in a better place.
    Love & Prayers, Judy

  • Mae and Fam8ly:

    Please know that all of you are in our thoughts and prayers during this time of transition. We know that Huey is free of the medical challenges and aches and pains of this earthly life. Please know that Huey made a difference in this world. May you receive comfort, peace and even joy as family and friiends share Huey stories. We will continue to hold you in our thoughts and prayers. Take care.

  • Huey was a sweet man, Mae. He will be missed by SP neighbors like me. God bless youat this very sad time.

  • Mae so sorry for your loss, I know that God will give you strength to carry on. We love you and wish you all the best. Love Tim and Mary Hysell

  • Mae we are saddened at the loss of Huey but he is in a better place and we will all meet him again one day. Praying for you and your family.

  • Mae, I am so sorry for your loss. I will remember all the good times we had together. May God bless you and help you through this hard time.

  • I am so sorry to hear of Huey’s passing! I will keep you, Debbie, Stevie & the rest of the family in my thoughts and prayers! Hugs to all of you!! 👼🙏🏻❤️
    Love to you all
    Patty (Bowe) Fairchild

  • Mae,
    Very sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time.

  • Sorry for your loss. I would like to share Jesus promise of John 5:28,29 “Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out, those who did good things to a resurrection of life, and those who practiced vile things to a resurrection of judgment.”

  • Dearest Mae and Family, We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that we are holding all of you up in prayer. We know Huey is in a better place, allow your heart the time to “catch up”. God Bless. Your friends at the pool.

  • Mae, we haven’t been in touch for a long time now, but I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.