OBITUARY: Jose Raul Colloca Jr.


Jose Raul Colloca Jr., age 81, of Hendersonville, Tennessee passed away on Monday, September 18, 2023.

Jose was born in Curacao, Venezuela and was the son of the late, Jose Raul Colloca, Sr. and Mavis Virginia Cavalla Colloca.

He was a 1959 graduate of Missouri Military Academy. Jose had a lifelong career in sales. He loved softball and umpired many games. Jose was an avid fan of the UT Vols, the St. Louis Cardinals and the Green Bay Packers.

He is survived by:
Life Partner – Bessie Whittle
Son – Joey (Denise) Colloca
Step-Daughter – Marketta (Joe) Meyer
Grandchildren – Jody (Belinda) Colloca and Dustin Colloca
Several great-grandchildren

Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, September 22, 2023 at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663.


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