Dallas Lee Collingsworth, 63, passed away peacefully Saturday, April 24, at Riverside Hospital in Columbus. Dallas was born May 3, 1957, and then grew up in Lawrence County, Ohio. He and wife of 26 years, Renee (Nelson) Collingsworth had made their home in Gallia County for many years. Dallas was a proud Veteran and served in Vietnam as a Navy Seal. He was a member of the American Legion.
Dallas made a living by being a long-haul truck driver. He enjoyed shooting guns, tinkering with vehicles, and spending time with his family. He was always known as the family peace maker. Dallas was preceded in death by his parents, Brother Jimmy, and a grandson Calvin Schoolcraft.
Dallas is survived by wife Renee and children, Dallas Collinsworth Jr., Danny Nelson, Tim Nelson, Tammy Brentlinger, Diane Styles, Aaron Schoolcraft, and Eric Miller. He is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Additionally, surviving Dallas is one brother, Tony Collingsworth.
At the request of Dallas, no service will be held, and he is being cremated. With his background as a Navy Seal, Dallas expressed wishes to have his ashes spread over the ocean.
In lieu of flowers the family would like you to consider a donation to the American Legion of Gallia County.
Willis Funeral Home is care of arrangements. Please visit www.willisfuneralhome.com to send email condolences.