Dennis Dale Collie
October 5, 1957  -  March 14, 2018

Dennis Dale Collie

First Baptist Church
420 S. Bliss
Dumas, TX  79029
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
2 P.M.
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Dumas Cemetery
South Twichell
Dumas, TX  79029
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Dennis Dale Collie, 60, formerly of Dumas, began his journey with God, on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 o’clock in the afternoon on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at First Baptist Church with Rev. Jerry Howe, pastor of the church, officiating. Interment will follow in Dumas Cemetery under the direction of Morrison Funeral Directors.

Dennis was born on October 5, 1957 in Dumas to Ralph and Dale (Duncan) Collie. Dennis grew up in Dumas and graduated from Dumas High School. Dennis had worked as an electrician for the IBEW local 602. Dennis started taking musical lessons at the age of 5 which led to a love of music that lasted his entire life; he could play almost any instrument and loved to play live on stage with various bands. He loved his dogs, cooking for his friends and family and spending time with his grandchildren. You could always count on him and to have a smile on his face. Dennis “Dog” never knew a stranger and was known for his kindness. He also loved to fish and ride his motorcycle with his friends. He was a member of the First Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 17 years, Sharon in 2016; sister Pamela; brother: Terry.

He is survived by his children: Jeremy Turlington, Jennifer Turlington, Dylan Collie and Daniel Collie, all of Amarillo; parents: Ralph and Dale Collie of Dumas; sister: Denise Lechner and husband Harvey of Dumas; brother: Tony Collie and wife Diane of Virginia; grandchildren: Jentry, Jayden and Hudson; best friend and sister in Christ, Jackie Morris.


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  1. Vandi Machen Hodgson
    Lawrence, KS

    My deepest condolences to all who loved Dennis.
    We grew up together in Dumas.
    He had such a kind and gentle soul.
    So many old songs from our youth will keep his memory alive in my heart always. 💗

  2. Shauna L
    Austin, TX

    Such a kind and thoughtful person, rest in peace <3

  3. Belinda Ladd
    Spring, TX

    My prayers for all of the family and friends that will undoubtedly miss Dennis. He has the best audience now with past loved ones and our Father. He will join his wife, Sharon, in eternity and wait for the rest of us. We are the ones feeling pain and sorrow, Dennis is at peace. My heart goes out to his family. Rest In Peace Dennis.

  4. Jamie Jones
    Dalhart, TX

    Thoughts and prayers for the family. Dennis was an amazing person.

  5. Criss Smith Yon
    Highland Village, TX

    I haven't seen Dennis in awhile, except on Facebook, but sure am sorry to hear about his passing. Way too young. I will miss his Facebook posts. I could see that he still loved his music and family. My heart is with his family. God Bless.

  6. Terry Young
    Bryan, TX

    Rest well Dennis. You have left a bright mark on this world. Sing loud and proud.

  7. David Knight
    Austin, TX

    Dennis, you are a fine man, gone too soon. Rest well, my friend. My deepest condolences to his surviving family and friends. He lives on in our hearts.

  8. Debbie Trinchini Robb
    Katy, TX

    Prayers for God’s loving peace at this sad time.

  9. Lynn Rogers
    Paris, TX

    My prayers go out to this family. Such a sad sad loss. I remember him being so friendly in school. May God be with you during this difficult time.

  10. Teresa Edwards

    So many fond memories from our childhood, shared moments that connect us all forever. God"s grace and peace to family and friends.

  11. Peggy roberts
    Dumas, TX

    Sorry for your loss.

  12. Omar and Ellen Hilburn
    Claude, TX

    We’re so sorry to hear of your loss. I know you will all miss him. Your all in our thoughts and prayers.

  13. Benny & Brenda Reece
    Dumas, TX

    We are so saddened for your loss . Dennis was a very good friend for many years . He will be greatly missed by many . Keeping his family in our thoughts our prayers during this time .

  14. Kathy Lewis Linnville

    God bless you all for your loss. I have a lot of memories playing music in band all through school we always sat pretty close to each other and biology partners too. I went with him to hear his son play. He was sure proud of his children and grandchildren. I won’t be able to attend, but know my heart is with you all. Until we meet again...❤️

  15. Benny & Brenda Reece
    Dumas, TX

    We are so saddened for your loss . Dennis was a very good friend for many years . He will be greatly missed by many . Keeping his family in our thoughts our prayers during this time .

  16. Kimila Brazel
    Amarillo, TX

    So sorry to see him pass too soon. Rest in the arms of our Lord, friend, until we are all reunited.

  17. Janie Christie Heniford
    Ponca City, OK

    I never knew a more sweet man, a more talented man, or a more accepting man. I'll be lifting his lovely family as you mourn his loss, and prepare a beautiful life, well lived. May his memory always bring you blessings!

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