OBITUARY

Walter Edward Collier, Jr.

October 6, 1918March 20, 2013
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Walter Edward Collier, Jr., 94, of New Bern, died March 20, 2013 at home, after a 25 year courageous battle with cancer.

He served our country in the U.S. Army and the Air Force during WWII and Korea. He was a member of the Gold Prospectors of America and the NRA. His interest included treasure hunting, fishing, hunting and collecting coins.

Mr. Collier is survived by his wife, Marie Lee Collier, one son, Ian B. Collier, one daughter, Sharon Collier Wheer, and one granddaughter, Lindsay Collier.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Cotten Funeral Home. The family will receive friends following the service. Inurnment will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery.

Services

  • Memorial Service Saturday, March 23, 2013
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Walter Edward Collier, Jr.

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Judy Smith

March 28, 2013

To the Collier Family,
Bill Macmillen does not have a computer so I am writing this for him.
He sends his Sympathy to the Family. The pictures brought back memories in the younger days.
May the Mercy of God Rest In Peace. Amen

Bill Averett

March 26, 2013

May you all be at peace and take comfort that our dearest Walter is now without pain and is in everlasting hands waiting for the day we can all be together again. Will miss you until then my brother.

CHUCK MCGINNIS

March 25, 2013

Hi Sister we are with you in prayer. Walter was like a brother and a great friend. He will be there for us when it is our time to join him. God bless and Be will
Chuck and Billy

March 22, 2013

To the Collier family.
We're so sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you
during this sad period. Our Deepest sympathy..
Jay;s Marine,
Jay, Carol, Korey, and Bill.

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