Mr. Cary Wayne Colley, age 45, of Patterson, passed away Friday evening (2/12/21) at his residence following a short illness.
Born December 23, 1975 in Jesup, he was a son of Gary Wayne and June Reagon Colley. He lived all of his life in Pierce County and was a 1995 graduate of Pierce County High School. He was employed with Underground Pipeline Rehabilitation (UPR), Inc in Patterson. He was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church but also attended Offerman Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Allen Colley; his brother-in-law, Brian Ashley Thornton; maternal grandparents, Joe and Eula Murray; paternal grandparents, Ottis and Inez Colley; aunts and uncles, Diane and Junior Johnson, Shirel Colley and Joe Carmichael, and James Boatright.
Survivors include his wife, Shelly Thornton Colley of Patterson; two children, Taylor Colley and Alivia Colley, both of Patterson; parents, Gary and June Colley of Patterson; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Willis “Bud" and Bonnie Sapp Thornton of Patterson; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Jammie and Joby Boatright of Patterson; nieces and nephews, Blake Colley of Byron, GA, Sheyenne Colley of Perry, GA, Daylon Colley, Bryer Boatright, Thorn Boatright, Ashley Thornton (wife Ashlie), all of Patterson, Callie Thornton of Blackshear, and Abbie Thornton of Waycross,; great nephews, Stetson Thornton and Maddox Thornton, both of Patterson, and Justin Thornton of Blackshear; aunts and uncles, Teraina and Jerrid Ragsdale, Tommy and Patsy Colley, and Edward and Carol Colley, all of Patterson; several great uncles and aunts; and many cousins and other relatives.
A funeral service will take place Thursday (2/18/21) at 4 p.m. at Offerman Baptist Church with Rev. James Lightsey officiating
The family will receive friends at the church on Thursday one hour prior to the service.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing online at www.hartfh.com.
Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.
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