Donald “Don” L. Colliver, 69, of Hewitt, Texas, passed away Sunday, February 6, 2011.
Don was born in Chillicothe, MO June 11, 1941 to Bertie and Ruby (Harris) Colliver. He loved his family dearly. Judy always remembers the childhood of playing and growing up together. Carolyn and Don loved to square dance together. Ed and Jason remember how good of a father he was and how much he influenced their lives over the years. As a young man he enjoyed farming. Later in life he moved his family to Texas where he started driving an 18 wheeler for Churchill Truck Lines and Conway Trucklines, He never lost sight of what he loved in life: God and his family.
Don was preceded in death by his parents.
Those left behind to cherish Don’s memory are his loving wife of 45 years, Carolyn; sons, Jason Colliver, Edward Colliver and wife, Lanie; grandson, Kenneth Christopher Colliver; sister, Judy Coones, and husband, Ken; niece, Angie Gonzoles and husbnd, Ernie; grandchildren, Shayna Tasha, Chavis Smith; and great niece, Kaitlyn Riojas.
Memorials may be made to the Allemande Hall, 106 Westlake, Speegleville, TX, 76710 or the Parkinson’s Disease Fountation, 1359 Broadway Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018.
The family would like to thank Providence Hospital and Providence Park for the care that was given in his time of need.
A visitation was held at Oak Crest Funeral Home, Waco, TX.
Their Guest Book is available at www.oakcrestwaco.com
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, February 11, 2011 at Heritage Funeral Home, Chillicothe, MO.
Burial will be at Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Chillicothe, MO.
A Family visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, February 10, 2011 at Heritage Funeral Home.
On-line condolences from the Chillicothe area may be left at www.heritage-becausewecare.com .
Arrangements in TX were by Oak Crest Funeral Home.
Chillicothe arrangements are under the direction of Heritage Funeral Home, Chillicothe, MO.