Joseph Collyear
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
2959 West 11th Avenue
Gary, IN
Joseph Collyear "Big Joe" was born on March 21, 1948 to Thelma Trice Hunt in Gary, Indiana. Joseph gave his life to Christ at an early age. He was a member of Crossroads Missionary Baptist Church in Gary, Indiana. Joseph attended Roosevelt High School Class of 1968. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He was employed by US Steel for over 34 years. Joseph continued working as a school bus driver at Illinois Central Bus Company for more than 10 years, where he later retired from. He was preceded in death by his mother Thelma Trice Hunt (Tommie Hunt) and his wife Ardelia Collyear. He leaves to cherish his loving children Lamonte Collyear of Tucson, AZ; Tara Collyear of Indianapolis, IN; Tasima Collyear-Bell of Dallas, TX; and Von Collyear of Indianapolis, IN; devoted siblings Louis (Geraldine) Wilson; Hubert (Gloria) Hartville, Herbert (Barbara) Hartville, Felicia Trice and Lamont Trice, step-children, 8 grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, friends, and special friend Pam Wise. Visitation Friday October 23, 2020 from 12 noon – 8:00p.m. Funeral service Saturday October 24, 2020 at 11:00a.m. All services at the Guy & Allen Chapel. Interment Evergreen Cemetery.

Published by Post-Tribune on Oct. 24, 2020.
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Collyear was gentle and kind person. He will be missed.

Condolences to the family.
Daria Jefferson
December 15, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Wendell Brown
October 29, 2020
My condolences to the Collyear family Joseph Collyear a classmate and coworker Joseph “Big Joe “ Collyear Rest In Peace.
Jerome Hicks
October 28, 2020
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
James Rayford, Jr
October 24, 2020
Blessings to the family and very close friends. RIH precious I’ll always remember you as being a pleasant and considerate person

From Lela Shuler and Family
Lela Shuler
October 24, 2020
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Sister and Brothers
October 24, 2020
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort!
oscar boyd
October 24, 2020
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
America Monier
October 24, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Gloria Lackland
October 23, 2020
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