In memory of
Greyson "Wheat" Collingwood
Collingwood, Greyson "Wheat" December 23, 1934 - October 11, 2016. Wheat was born in Wichita, Kansas, to Margaret Shannon Collingwood and Greyson Haslett Collingwood, he was the youngest sibling to Martha Bay (Black) and Otis Collingwood. After graduating high school at the New Mexico Military Institute, Wheat enrolled in the University of Oklahoma where he was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity. After college, Wheat went into office and industrial equipment sales, eventually starting Collingwood Office Systems. Wheat married Sally Carolyn Rice in 1960, in Abilene, KS. Wheat and Sally's daughter, Julie Anne (Blumenthal), was born in 1965. Wheat and Sally raised Julie in Wichita. Sally passed away in 2007. In 2013, Wheat moved to Prairie Village, KS to be closer to Julie and her husband, Michael Blumenthal, and his granddaughters, Sarah Bay and Kate Grace. The family will conduct a private burial on Friday, October 21, in Potwin, KS. A celebration of life memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 22, at Colonial Congregational Church in Prairie Village, KS. www.signaturefunerals.com
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