Perry Lee Collier, Sr.

August 21, 1934 - June 19, 2017

08/21/1934 - 06/19/2017

Past Services

Wednesday June 21, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Thursday June 22, 2017
Woodland Cemetery
Holly Street
Woodland, NC 27897
Thursday June 22, 2017
2:00 pm
Potecasi Baptist Church
3264 N Carolina 35
Woodland, NC 27897

WOODLAND, NC – Perry Lee Collier, Sr., age 82, passed away on June 19, 2017 at his residence with his family by his side.

Mr. Collier was born on August 21, 1934 to Luther Perry and Katherine Bridgers Collier in Northampton County, NC. Perry owned and operated Perry’s Repair Service as long as his health permitted. He was a member of Potecasi Baptist Church and a retired firefighter with the Woodland Volunteer Fire Department. Perry was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and brother and will be deeply missed by all that knew him.

Besides his parents, Perry was preceded in death by his loving wife, Nella Frances Bryant Collier, brother Jimmy Collier, and sister Doris Sitterson.

Perry is survived by his daughter, Debbie Collier Floyd and husband Alton of Florence, SC; two sons, Perry Lee Collier Jr. and wife Yvonne, and Robert Luther Collier and wife Pam, both of Woodland, NC; eight grandchildren, Ray Floyd and wife Summer, Chris Floyd and wife Sarah, Corey Floyd, Chris Collier, Stephanie Collier, Todd Frazer, Johnathan Collier and wife Jessica, and Jessica Collier; four great-grandchildren, Bryson and Charlotte Floyd, Matthew Collier, and Brendon Davis.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Rich Square, NC, and other times at the home.

A celebration of life funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 22, 2017, at 2:00 pm at the Potecasi Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ricky Browder, and the Rev. Brian Jenkins officiating. Burial will follow at the Woodland Cemetery, Woodland, NC.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Perry’s caregiver, Rose Bennett for her outstanding dedication and love shown to him, as well as the lifelong friendship and care that Dr. John H. Stanley has given as well.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Woodland Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 502, Woodland, NC 27897 directly or online by clicking here

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Rich Square Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Collier family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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Shelton & Joan Leggett
6 years ago

We are certainly thinking about the family at this time of loss and pray that God will continue to bless you as you cherish your memories.

Diane Roth
6 years ago

Just want you to know that we are praying for all of you and for encouragement from our precious Lord.

Peggy Vaughan
6 years ago

So sorry for your loss. He was such a good friend to Stanley and I for many years.

Debbie Wheeler Martin
6 years ago

Thoughts and prayers going up for you all …May God guide and direct you through this difficult time

Jonell and David Little
6 years ago

David and I are so sorry for your loss. We have your family in our thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you all in this time of sadness. Sending Deepest Sympathy, Jonell and David Little

Tina and Kevin Wright
6 years ago

Your family will be in our prayers , we are so sorry for your loss. He was a wonderful man and will be greatly missed by us all. We love y’all God bless

Michele Allen
6 years ago

Our prayers and love are with your family at this difficult time.

Your friends and family at Lester Elementary, Florence, South Carolina.

Dianne White Ledbetter
6 years ago

Love & prayers for comfort & peace for you all.

Ashley Cloe
6 years ago

I will always remember his smile every time I will go see him and his family!! He was a great man and will be missed