Antonio Marquis Collier was born on June 3, 1992 in Seattle, Washington to Marcus R Collier and Railynne Kendall. Antonio attended A.C.E @Tyee High School in SeaTac from 2006 – 2010. He also attended Central Washington University in Ellensburg 2010 -2011.
During his life, Antonio loved hanging out with friends, playing basketball, skateboarding, roller blading, listening to and making music. He was always quick to give a helping hand when needed. During his Middle School and High School years, Tony was very active in various ministries at Christian Faith Center. He went on a mission’s trip to Mexico, he served in the youth ministry, and volunteered in community outreach, carwashes, and women’s events.
He was very outgoing, and his smile would light up any room. Antonio was raised in Seattle but would go and spend summers and some holidays with his mom and siblings who live in Dallas, TX. Antonio cared for all his siblings; he always encouraged and spoke well of them.
In 2015, Antonio was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder, and anxiety. Tony was a fighter and battled with this condition for many years. He always kept a brave face and answered “I’m okay, I’m fine” when questioned about how he was feeling. He fought hard to overcome this condition.
On July 11, 2019 Antonio – Lost his battle with this disease. We are saddened by this loss of our son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin, uncle and friend. He will be truly missed and remembered always.