Charles Alex (Bub) Colyer, Harriman

Charles Alex (Bub) Colyer, age 85, of Harriman passed away Saturday, December 16, 2017 at his home. He was born
September 10, 1932 and was a lifelong resident of Roane County. He was a member of Chapman Grove Baptist Church.

Bub had worked as a logger before joining the United States Army, where he served as a mechanic during the Korean
War. He had also worked for Grey Hound as a mechanic prior to opening his own business known as Colyer’s Midtown
Salvage. He later retired from Tennessee River Hardwoods where he had worked in maintenance. He was a member of
Kingston Masonic Union Lodge No. 38 F & AM. Preceded in death by his parents, Robert Edgar & Agnes Pauline James
Colyer; brother, Jack Collier.


ChildrenWendell Colyer & Helen Ann Colon of Kingston
Karen Fawn Bumgardner of Kingston
Paul Colyer & wife, Sandra of Kingston

GrandchildrenLisa Colyer, Brandon Colyer, Thomas & Tenika Colyer
Breann & Roger Day

Great-grandchildrenKaylin McCabe, Sully Colyer, Natalya Flaming, Aryn Colyer
and Kimber Day

BrothersRobert Colyer & wife, Shirley of Kingston
Ray Colyer & wife, Ailene of Kingston
Don Colyer & wife, Dwain of Kingston

Sister-in-lawDella Collier of Kingston

Special Lady FriendMary Lee Smith of Kingston

Special FriendsKelly Sims, Bonnie Brown and Bill Copeland

A host of extended family members and friends

The family will receive friends 5:00 – 7:00 pm, Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Fraker Funeral Home with Masonic
service & funeral following at 7:00 pm, in the chapel with Rev. Jeff Hughes officiating. The family will meet at Fraker
Funeral Home, 10:00 am, Friday to go in procession to Bethel-Fairview Cemetery for 11:00 am, graveside service.
Online register book can be signed at Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in
charge of all the arrangements.

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