G. Collier left this life for his heavenly home on
January 9, 2016.
He was born July 28, 1947 in Charlottesville,
Hollas is survived by his loving wife of 50
years, Charlotte G. Collier of Dyke, Virginia; one
daughter, Lisa C. Hamm and her husband, Ken also of
Dyke; one son, Hollas Gene Collier, Jr. and his
wife, Cathy of Ruckersville; two granddaughters,
Heather Marti and her husband, Carlos of
Chesterfield, Virginia and Tyler Collier of Dyke.
Hollas is also survived by his parents, Otis and
Maxine Collier; six brothers and sisters, Joyce
Baugher, Terry Tomlin and her husband, Kemper,
George Collier and his wife, Heather, Daryl Collier
and his wife, Pam, Paula Loving, Thurman Collier and
his wife, Vicki; sister-in-law, Linda Collier; a
host of nieces, nephews which he thought of as his
own, and special aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ruby and
Delma Shifflett; brother, O.L. Collier, Jr.; two
special brothers-in-law, Harold Wayne Shifflett and
He was a carpenter by trade. He started working
when he was 18 years old. He was a part of the
family business, O.L. Collier and Son, since 1976.
Hollas enjoyed softball and golf. He was also a
hunter and he loved the outdoors and running his
dogs. Hollas was known as having the best hunting
dogs in the country.
He was a member and great supporter of
Nortonsville Church of God where he served the Lord
faithfully. His church family will miss his
beautiful smile and many hugs. He was a very loving
father and grandfather and will be missed very
dearly by his family.
Matthew 25:23 “His Lord said unto him, well done,
good and faithful servant; thou hast been faithful
over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many
things; enter thou into the joy of the Lord.”
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00
P.M. Monday, January 11, 2016 at the
Nortonsville Church of God, Dyke,
1505 Simmons Gap Road, Dyke, Virginia.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at
Nortonsville Church of God, Dyke
with Pastor David Allison officiating. Interment
will follow at
Evergreen Church Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the
Nortonsville Church of God Building Fund.
The family wishes to thank the staff and
physicians at Martha Jefferson Hospital and
University of Virginia Cardiac Care for all the you
did for Hollas and your love and support to the
family. God Bless you.
An online guestbook is available at