John Anthony Collet, 87, of Statesville, N.C., passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at Gordon Hospice House.

Born August 27, 1932 in Detroit, Mich., he was the son of the late John Anthony Collet, Sr. and Irene Gallagher Collet.

John served in the United States Air Force and retired from the Civil Service. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church of Statesville.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Gladys Lockhart; and one son, John A. Collet.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Joycelyn Anna Fitzgerald Collet; and his daughter, Kathy Todd,

Debra Collet Higgins and Connie Jean Browder; sixteen grandchildren and twenty-six great-grandchildren.
He is further survived by his siblings, Bill Collet, Delores Tomes and Dorothy Langley.

There are no formal services schedule at this time.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is serving the Collet family.

2 thoughts on “John Anthony Collet

  1. Barbara Shutt says:

    My heart felt thoughts and prayers are with you. Jack was a special person and friend. God bless you.

    Barbara Shutt

  2. Linda (Lyn) Hixson says:

    Uncle Jack was a treasure, with the kindest, warm, loving heart. He was always there to lend a helping hand to family members and friends if they needed help. He loved his family, his country that he served and God. He was loved by so many and will be missed. Rest in Peace Uncle Jack, you were One in a Million !! I love you, your niece, Lyn

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