James "Delano" Collier

Obituary of James "Delano" Collier

Passed away suddenly on Saturday April 29, 2017. Delano was born in Chatham on October 19, 1968.

He is survived by his mother Sandra Collier, his children Jerome, Kiana, Elijah and Preston, brother Douglas and sisters; Barbara Ann and Monique, and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews also Karen Clancey and Tanya Cooper, mothers to the children.

Delano was known for his infectious smile and laugh. Anyone that knew him felt his energy and love. He was an entrepreneur who gave support and encouragement to those he loved and cared about. Delano’s faith in God was strong which he also instilled in his children.

He will be greatly missed, but Delano would want you to know “If you ain’t laughin, you ain’t livin!”

A Memorial service will be held at New Beginnings Church at 183 Wellington St. W. in Chatham on Wednesday May 10, 2017 at 2 pm with Pastor Morris Cuyler and Pastor Leona Wright officiating.  

Cremation has taken place.

In lieu of flowers, donations for Delano’s children entrusted to Sandra Collier.