RONNIE ALLEN COLLIER, of Green Forest, Arkansas born July 17, 1946 in Joplin, Missouri, son of Herman Eugene and Naomi (Conard) Collier. He departed this life December 6, 2017 at the age of 71 years.
Ronnie proudly served his country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Tuesday night mixed doubles at Town & Country Bowling and Ednaís Breakfast Club. Ronnie enjoyed gardening, was a college basketball fan and woodworking in which he made his grandkids toy boxes. He will be greatly missed by his family and all who knew him.
He is survived by his children, son, Robert Collier; son, Allen Collier; daughter, Jennifer Collier; daughter, Deborah Shaw; son, Venny Sneed; son, Eddie Sneed; daughter, Malinda Hooks; daughter, Jackie Stoppel; sister, Connie Villines; thirteen grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; his beloved dog, Penny; numerous other family members, friends and loved ones.
On August 15, 1980, he was united in marriage to Joyce (Benge) Collier, who preceded him in death. He is also preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Naomi Collier, son, Daniel Vincent Collier and his grandparents.
Gathering of Remembrance with family & friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Sunday, December 10, 2017 at Nelsonís Green Forest Chapel, Green Forest, Arkansas. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.