Rev. John Mitchell officiated at the services. Burial followed in the Colley Family Cemetery in Canton.
Mr. Collie died on Wednesday, November 14, 2007, at 3:15 p.m., at his home, following a long illness.
Mr. Collie was born on October 13, 1929, in Trigg County. He was the son of the late Hoy Hamilton and Hallie Thomas Cook Colley.
Mr. Collie was a retired farmer and Steelworker; was of the Baptist Faith; was a member of NRA, American Coon Hunters Association, and Plott Hound Association.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Eliza B. Adams Colley; and three brothers, Wesley Colley, Ray Colley, and Joe Colley.
Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas E. and Cherly Colley, Johnny R. and Connie Colley, and Lonnie D. and Connie Colley, all of Staunton; four daughters and sons-in-law, Penny A. and Todd Ambuel of Edwardsville, Ill., Peggy L. Clark, Patty S. and Don Stefani, and Claudia Pam Colley, all of Staunton; three brothers, Ragon Barnes of Louisville, Jack Colley of Cerulean, and Walter “Junior” Colley of Paducah; three sisters, Juanita Dunning, Ruby Carroll, and Dorothy Crady, all of Eddyville; 20 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Serving as pallbearers were Johnny Colley, Lonnie Colley, Don Stefani, Scott Colley, Steven Clark, Gayle Colley, and Kenneth Thomas..
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.