Welcome to the memorial page for

J. Phillip Collett

May 4, 1962 ~ January 8, 2018 (age 55)

LEXINGTON – James Phillip Collett, 55, died Monday, January 8, 2018, at his residence.

He was born May 4, 1962, in Guilford County and was the son of James Warner Collett and the late Leona Covington Collett.  Prior to his disability retirement, he was employed as a machinist.  He was a gifted and creative artist and especially enjoyed working on motorcycles.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his former wife, Deanna Sims.

He is survived by a daughter, Jessica Silveri and her husband, Matthew; a son, Dustin Collett; two grandchildren, Tanner and Alexis Silveri; his father, James W. Collett, all of Lexington; a sister, Norma Howerton of Owensboro, Kentucky; and a nephew, Hayden

Funeral service celebrating Phillip’s life will be held 11:00 AM  Saturday, January 13, 2018, in the Chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale with the Rev. James Capps officiating.  Burial will follow at Floral Garden Park Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Friday at Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale.

Condolences may be sent to the family on Phillip’s tribute page at

For those who prefer, memorial contributions may be made to Baptist Hospital Sticht Center, 1 Medical Center Boulevard, Winston-Salem, NC  27103.

Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale is serving the Collett family.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Baptist Hospital Sticht Center
1 Medical Center Boulevard, Winston-Salem NC 27103

 Service Information

January 12, 2018

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cumby Family Funeral Service - Archdale
206 Trindale Road
Archdale, NC 27263

Funeral Service
January 13, 2018

11:00 AM
Cumby Family Funeral Service - Archdale
206 Trindale Road
Archdale, NC 27263

January 13, 2018

Floral Garden Memorial Park Cemetery
1730 English Road
High Point, NC 27262

© 2018 Cumby Family Funeral Service. All Rights Reserved. | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service