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Gregory J. Collier
January 14, 1962 - May 5, 2021
Ferguson Funeral Home
Mark and Karen McCann
Lyndia Talley
Tammy Nussbaum
Jeannette Beal
Tim & Vi Sellers
The Waterwash Family
Michael Clark
Dave Waugh
Ken and Julie Bowers
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The family will receive friends 5 – 8 PM , Sunday, May 9, 2021 and 11 AM – 1 PM Monday, May 10, 2021 where the funeral services will be held immediately following at 1:00 PM Monday, May 10, 2021 at Dublin Baptist Church, 7195 Coffman Road, Dublin, Ohio. Pastor J.D. Davis officiating. Burial Forest Grove Cemetery, Plain City.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Jeffrey Collier Memorial Fund, PO Box 144, Plain City, Ohio 43064.

Gregory Jay Collier, age 59, of Plain City passed away May 5, 2021 OSU Wexner Medical Center. Born January 14, 1962 in Marysville, Ohio. 1980 Graduate of Jonathan Alder High School. Greg was a third-generation firefighter serving Plain City, Jerome, and Norwich Township. Retired Battalion Chief from Norwich Township in 2013. He proudly served as…

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Teresa Roach & Keith Bailey left a message on May 26, 2021:
Keith and I are shocked and saddened. We are so very very sorry. Please know that we have the whole family in our thoughts. Love and condolences, Teresa Roach and Keith Bailey
MIKE LUKE left a message on May 15, 2021:
We are incredibly saddened at the news of Greg's passing. He was a genuine good person always serving the greater good with a positive attitude and relentless conviction to get the job done. I will not soon forget the many years spent with him teaching our boys the game of baseball and his friendship. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Tammy, Trevor, Adam and the entire family during a very difficult time. The Lord picked a good one to add to his team. Peace be with our friend Greg. Mike & Terry Luke
Catherine Weeks left a message on May 10, 2021:
Tammi and Family- I am so very sorry for your loss. In my time at Brookdale taking care of Linda, I grew to know your family through her fantastic stories. Prayers for all. -Catherine
Mrs. Mary Anderson left a message on May 10, 2021:
Greg was my neighbor for many years and what a wonderful person he was. My husband and I attempted to remain in our home,even though age and illness was making it difficult to do . Greg gave us much needed help and his kindness allowed us to stay in our home for many years. We finally moved, but Greg stayed in touch and visited at our out of town home. After my husband died, Greg assisted me when I called upon him. My heart felt sympathy and love goes to his family.
Katie and Erin left a message on May 10, 2021:
He was one of our very favorites. Sorry for your loss. ~Katie and Erin.
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Mark and Karen McCann left a message on May 10, 2021:
Wish all many prayers in this trying time.
Derek DeLeon left a message on May 9, 2021:
I knew Greg as a classmate kindergarten through grade 12.I would've last talked to Greg at a1980 class reunion.Every time I think of Greg I think of someone who was a straight shooter,approachable, with a good disposition. I know faith was a big component of his life.He definitely didn't seem to live life in a self centered universe.He seemed to know what is important in this life.From pictures I see a lot of fruit to this life, a race well run,a life well lived.Well done Greg,well done!!! May the Holy Spirit minister to family & friends! - Derek Deleon
Jeff Squires left a message on May 9, 2021:
Greg was one of, the most selfless persons we will ever know. So many great memories, a lot at the ballpark as expected, but my favorite will always be on a Disney trip with the Colliers, Greg teaching our Nora how to tie her shoes. Priceless! RIP Greg, as bits and pieces of you, will live in the lives of all you touched forever.
Lyndia Talley left a message on May 9, 2021:
So sorry for your loss. Praying for you and the family.
Twana Sheridan left a message on May 9, 2021:
Denzil, Tammi and boys, I am so sorry for this huge loss in your life! Greg was definitely a special person. I am proud to have had him in my life as a cousin. I will treasure my last interaction with him where we teased each other about our "old" age and his living in a "Retirement Community". I will miss his big smile and the huge hug he gave me that day. Greg, rest in peace, you are now with your loving mother and your brother. Godspeed!
Grace Gantt left a message on May 8, 2021:
God Bless Greg's family. You're family was a model family .Greg had a servants heart . While my husband was ill he and other men from Dublin Baptist church group called helping hands were always raking leaves, fixing something to cleaning gutters . There was one stubborn leaking gutter that Greg took on as his project. Many days he worked until it never leaked again . He and two other men from D B C moved me into an apt last summer. Of course during the covid pandemic . I wanted to take the guys and there wives out to dinner . Greg don't get there , he had covid. Another time I cooked dinner taking it to Shane and Liz's home neighbors of Greg and Tammie , they were invited. Tammie and Diesel got there but Greg was down south clearing trees from a storm so people could get electric back on . I loved him , not just because he helped me but because of the Christian example he was.
Todd/ Mary Anne Tarrier left a message on May 8, 2021:
We remember your family so fondly from the baseball games in Plain City. Greg was always on the sidelines cheering his boys on. Our hearts are broken along with yours. Prayers and hugs for all of you.
David Murphy left a message on May 8, 2021:
Greg was truly one of the best people I ever knew. He genuinely had a servant's heart. His life was always about giving, teaching, and connecting. A wonderful example of a firefighter, husband, father, son , friend and Christ follower. . Words cannot express the amount of respect I always had for him.
Tammy Nussbaum left a message on May 7, 2021:
In memory of Gregory J. Collier, Tammy Nussbaum lit a candle
Mike McBride & Barb McBride left a message on May 7, 2021:
Dear Tammi & Family, We are so sorry for your loss. We are so sorry for the loss of Greg's Leadership &his Friendship. He was an inspiration to all of us at Country Place. Bless You & Keep You!
Jeannette Beal left a message on May 7, 2021:
I'm SO SORRY Tammi!!! I know what you're going through! Remember the good times!
Tim & Vi Sellers left a message on May 7, 2021:
Our hearts are broken but God is rejoicing as he has received a truly wonderful & giving servant in Greg into his Kingdom. Our love & prayers go out to Tammi, Trevor/wife, Adam/wife & Greg’s surviving Father. I am forever grateful to have been blessed to call Greg my very good friend. “We” are also blessed by the love that was always shown us by Tammi, Trevor & Adam. May you rest in God’s eternal peace my devoted friend. Looking forward to seeing you in Heaven Greg. Our Ultimate Love, Tim & Vi Sellers
The Waterwash Family left a message on May 7, 2021:
Words can not describe how sad we are to hear about Greg. We have so many great memories with the Wonderful Collier Family. Greg has had a great influence on everyone he has met. We love you Collier family and are here for all of you.
Michael Clark left a message on May 7, 2021:
Greg was an upstanding Man! Greg was very compassionate, caring and hard working individual! Where I met the Collier family was by working with Jeff and Greg in the Fire Service and remember when they work together on Jerome Twp. Road Dept. with their dad. Greg will be greatly missed by many... Remember for his dedication to the Fire Service and EMS as well for helping to start Jerome Twp. Fire Dept. Greg, Hang your Helmet and Turnout coat on the hook in your locker... above your Boots... Go Home and Rest... you Deserve it... A JOB WELL DONE, SIR! Peace and see you on the other
Walt & Cheri Adkins left a message on May 7, 2021:
We remember a happy, laughing, loving Greg through the years. He was a blessing to all who knew him and a shining light. He loved life, work and family. I am sure he was greeted into heaven by many who went before and Christ gave him the greeting "Well done good & faithful servant". We grieve with you. May God Bless you as you travel a new path.
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Dave Waugh left a message on May 7, 2021:
Never met a more genuine person. Best example of what everyone should aspire to be. See you in heaven Greg. We'll miss you but never forget you.
Ken and Julie Bowers left a message on May 7, 2021:
Tammi - we are so sorry to hear about Greg’s passing. He was a wonderful man! We are keeping you, Denzil, and your family in our prayers.
Kathryn Madden left a message on May 7, 2021:
Tammi, Trevor, and Adam and Family...words can't express how very sorry I am to hear of Greg's passing. He and you have been through so much over the years with his health. You all will be my thoughts and prayers!!! Love you all!! Greg will be truly missed.
Sandy L. Carns left a message on May 7, 2021:
Sending my condolences to your whole family. I have nothing but the utmost respect and admiration for your family, and send my hope for your comfort in this difficult time. I will keep you in my prayers.
Ferguson Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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