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“Richard was my foster father when I was seven years old. I remember the house in New Orleans, La. I remember going to Toys-R-Us. I remember going to...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Lanie Fry Orgeron / also known as Priscilla - MS

“So sorry to have heard of Richard's passing till recently, we were classmates and friends at Nicholls H.S. I was thrilled to connect with him on...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Mary Perez Miller - Metairie, LA

“Aunt Kathy, Julie, and Priscilla we pray for continued strength in the coming days. Uncle Rich was so proud of his family, church and friends. The...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: P Collier Carter - Lafayette, LA

“Our deepest sympathies go out to you Kathy, Julie and Priscilla. We are so sorry that we all have lost Richie. I have such great memories from my...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Joanie & Jerry Marince - cordova, TN

“I always enjoyed talking with Rich at the Slidell High games. When I was laid off he even offered me info on acting gigs if I was interested. I ran...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Wendell Tanner - Lacombe, LA

“kathy julie and priscilla wishing we could find the right words to make this easier on all of you but for now know that all of you are in our prayers...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: debie,casey and john hanlon - LA

“Kathy, you and the girls have been in our prayers. The sudden loss is shocking and numbing, but the love and comfort God sends to us are unfailing. ...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Mark and Carole Oliverio

“We are very sorry for your lost. God bless you always... ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: The Fraticelli family... - LA

“Kathy, I am sadden to hear about Rich. I am praying that God will comfort you and your family at this time. Rich led a life pleasing to God, his...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Karen Brown - New Orleans, LA

“Dear Kathy and girls, We will miss Richard as he was ALWAYS a light. We are thankful for all his great coaching of the team over the years. Danny...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Shelly Gomez - SLIDELL, LA

“Kathy, Julie and Priscilla,What a wonderful husband and father to have had in your lives. Richard will be missed by all and remembered for the joy he...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Deborah Armstrong - Slidell

“Richard "Rich" will always be in our hearts. He was such an example of a Godly Man. He is more alive in the Land of the Living than us who are in the...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: David & Eileen Livaudais-Bush - LA

“Ksthy and girls, Our sincere sympathy in the loss of your husband and father. Love you all, Linda ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Glynn and Linda Foreman - RAyne, LA

Richard "Rich" Roger Collier passed away on Tuesday, February 21, 2012, at the age of 60. Beloved husband for 24 years of Kathy Sarver Collier. Father of Julie Katherine Collier and Priscilla Lynne Collier. Son of the late Geraldine Tucker Collier and Percy L. Collier. Brother of Edward Collier. Son-in-law of Gary Sarver, Jr. Brother-in-law of Gary, Cecil, Nancy Sarver and the late Christine Collier. He is also survived by numerous other relatives.
Rich retired from Bell South after 30 + years and was currently employed by St. Tammany Parish Mosquito Control. He was a member of Life Gate and was involved in the music ministry. Rich served in the US Air Force.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service in the Chapel of LAKE LAWN METAIRIE FUNERAL HOME, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2012. Visitation will begin at 11:00 a.m. until service time. Interment will follow at All Saints Mausoleum in Metairie Cemetery.

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