Alex Collett


Alex Logan Collett

February 23, 2001 - September 29, 2017

Alex Logan Collett, 16, of Creston died unexpectedly on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017.

Alex was born Feb. 23, 2001 in Wooster and was the son of Charles E. and Heather R. (Yeagley) Collett.  He was a junior at Norwayne High School and the Wayne County Schools Career Center where he was in the Culinary Arts Program and was taking advanced math courses.  Alex wasn’t afraid to try anything from different sports to music and drama.  His passion was music and drama and at Norwayne he participated in band, choir, Fall One Act Plays and the Spring Musicals.  Alex attended Crossroads Assembly of God and the Church Youth Group and over the years other churches and youth groups.  Alex was always happy with a smile on his face and he will be greatly missed.

Surviving are his parents, Chuck and Heather Collett of Creston; his sister, Destiny Collett of the home; brother, Brandon (Brittney) Meade and his children, Gabriella and Gabe of Orrville; grandparents, Michael Yeagley of Creston and Zoda Sue and Dan Trodgon of Beverly, OH; uncles and aunt, Mike (Loretta) Yeagley of Beallsville, Lee (Deb) Collett of Nashville and Shelly White of Akron; several cousins and many friends and family members.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Linda Yeagley.

Friends may call Wednesday, Oct. 4thfrom 4-8 p.m. at Murray Funeral Home in Creston where there will be a time of remembrance of Alex’s life at 8:00 p.m. led by Pastor Mike Boggs.  Tributes may be shared at   Memorial contributions may be made to the Music or Drama Departments at Norwayne High School, 350 S. Main St., Creston, OH 44217. 

To leave an expression of sympathy for the family, please send through the Message Board on the left 

Name: Leslie DiGiacomo

I am so sorry to hear of your loss.  My nephew Noah is also in culinary and has nothing but good to say about Alex.  We lost our 18 year old son in an accident in June, so I know what you are going through.  My prayers are with you.


Name: Jeremy Larrison family

Dear Collett family,
We have been privileged to know Alex for many years through school and church.  Alex was always so pleasant to talk to and helpful. It was so nice to find out he entered the Culinary Arts program at the Career School.  What a perfect way to help him hone in on his talents and something he loved!  He also enjoyed church and the time he could spend at youth group.  He had a sincere desire to serve and minister when he could.  Our sincere condolences go out to you at this time.  Truly, when we think of Alex, a smile will always come to our face. 
With sympathy,
 Jeremy, Mary, Lance, Alivia, Julia and Luke Larrison



Name: Lynn Vaughn

So sorry for your loss sending prayers to all of his family and friends!! 



Name: Dorlothy  Zanone

My dearest sympathy to his family and yours. My prayers will be with you.God Bless 



Name: Gary and Becca Rowe

Chuck and Heather,
We are so very sorry for your loss and will keep your family in our thoughts and prayers.
Love, Gary and Becca


Name: Sara

I am so sorry for your loss. Alex was such a sweet guy and brought happiness to many people. He always had a smile on his face and kept his head held high. He will be missed by many people. 



Name: Rachelle Provence & Patrick Renzo

 Dear Chuck & Heather and family,
We are so sorry for your lose, God bless you all. I can not even I imagine what you are going thru please take care email me if I can do anything.

Rachelle and Patrick 



Name: Savannah S.

I am so sorry to hear about the loss. He was such a nice young man and had so much going for him. My thoughts are with his family.



Name: Harold and Willi Boyd

Our prayers and sympathy for the Collett family.  May God surround you with His love and comfort, through this difficult time.


Name: m.

Please be encouraged:

For I well know what I am thinking toward you, declares Jehovah, thoughts of peace, and not of calamity, to give you a future and a hope.

Jeremiah 29:11)



Name: George and Lisa Wyatt

Chuck and Heather, we were so saddened to hear of this heartache for you and your family.  Please know we think of you and are including you in our prayers.


Name: Harold and Willi Boyd

Deceased Name: Alex Collett
Email message:: Our prayers and sympathy for the Collett family.  May God surround you with His love and comfort, through this difficult time. 







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