Jesse (Jay) Newton Collier V went home to be with the Lord on July 28, 2019. Born in Houston, Texas on March 20, 1984, he was the son of Jesse and Rayna Collier. Jay had a steadfast faith in God and Jesus Christ.
Jay graduated from Silsbee High School in 2001. Subsequently, he received an Associates of Arts Degree from Harris Montgomery County Community College, graduating with a 3.8 GPA. He was a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Society. Afterwards, he graduated from Lamar University with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Entrepreneurship.
Jay was a very intelligent person with many interests. He loved studying history, religions of the world, science and politics. He enjoyed discussing politics with others of the same interest. He also took pleasure in playing the guitar.
Jay also liked to travel. His destinations included the Bahamas, Puerto Rico, Holland, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, and Germany.
Jay was a great cook. His specialties were grilling on the BBQ pit as well as dishes he enjoyed from various foreign countries. The whole family took pleasure in his meals.
Jay loved to hunt and fish, was a weight trainer and enjoyed growing a small garden. He caught many large fish, in Alaska and British Columbia, fishing with his father.
He is survived by his parents, Jess and Rayna Collier as well as his grandfather, J.N. (Jay) Collier III of Silsbee.
A memorial service will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Silsbee, on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, at 2:00 p.m.
Psalm 116:15 Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.