Kirk Colichia

August 17, 1964 - September 4, 2020

Kirk Colichia, 56, of Nederland, died Friday, September 4, 2020, at Christus Southeast Texas – St. Elizabeth, Beaumont. He was born August 17, 1964, in Nederland, to Betty Lou Dore Colichia and Larry Gene Colichia.

Kirk was a car and motorcycle enthusiast and enjoyed watching his son, Jordan, race dirt bikes. Often times, people would say that Kirk was the most unselfish person that one could ever meet. He will most be remembered for the tremendous love he had for his family.

Survivors include his wife, Cindy Lyn Colichia; son, Jordan Colichia and fiancé, Keeley; daughter, Kristen Colichia; brother, Rickey Colichia and wife, Jamie, all of Nederland and Rodney Colichia and wife, Tina, of Port Neches; aunt, Nancy Byron, of Nederland; uncle, Ronald Colichia, of Louisiana; brother-in-law, Gary Whitfill and wife, Debbie, of Conroe; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins; and his faithful fur babies, Jayden and Moto.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Betty Lou and Larry Colichia.

A gathering of Mr. Colichia’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. A private family committal will be held at Memory Gardens of Jefferson County, Nederland.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Humane Society of Southeast Texas, P.O. Box 1629, Beaumont, Texas 77704.

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Gathering of Family and Friends

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Cindy Storey

Kirk & Cindy have been my friends & personal customers for a long time and over time I have gotten to know the whole family and I became the family's personal waittress! I love this family and Kirk is going to be missed by many that's for sure!! Kirk loved his family & I loved waiting on them when they came to Colichia's!! Whether they had a large group or a lot of times it was just Kirk & Kristen they always asked for me and sometimes even called to make sure I was working!!! Cindy, Jordan, Keeley, & Kristen know my heart goes out to each one of you at this very sad & difficult time!!! I love y'all! Prayers for peace & comfort!!!

Alex Cosson

It is truly sad to hear this news. I've known the Colichia family for several years and they are some of the nicest people I have ever met and had the pleasure of being around. Kirk was always so kind and would help someone in any way he could. I'm so sorry for this family's loss.

Otis Ward

Im at a loss for words... you were always a phone call away when I needed an answer. Such a great guy. Our Lord has taken an Earth Angel from us. Rest in Peace

Todd Colichia

I love you Uncle Kirk!

Sam Gwynn

Kirk was a very fine man who took pride in his work. I have known Cindy forever, and it was a pleasure to get to know Kirk. We send our condolences to the family and friends. Sam and Donna Gwynn and family

Tim Summerlin

My deepest sympathy is with Cindy and her family in the untimely loss of Kirk.. I have lived in other places for the last quarter century, but the years I spent at Lamar relying on Cindy’s good judgment and intolerance of nonsense remain fresh in my mind. Kirk would drop by on occasion, cheerful and soft spoken.. He has left his family far too soon. God bless you all.

Norris Ray Carter

I am am praying for the family in these time.

Johnny Davis

So very sorry to hear of kirks passing . We will keep your family in our prayers. Deepest Sympathies Johnny Davis (Johnson supply)

Charlotte Metreyeon

So very shocked and heart broken to hear our Eart Angel Kirk had to leave us so very soon to be an Angel in Heaven. I have known all the Colichia's for many years. This sad news makes my heat hurt for the family and frinds of Kirk. So very shocked to hear Kirk with his heart of gold had to leave us way to soon. Kirk, was always a phone call away just like his Dad was to me. Heaven truly gained an earth angel to have an angel in heaven. My love to the entire family and friends of Kirk.. We will deeply miss you.

Mark Koelemay

I'm so sorry for your loss. May you receive comfort in the coming days.

James Barkman

I have known that man and his family for almost 50 years and Kirk was a good person that would do anything for anyone any time I will never forget you buddy thanks for everything you did for me RIP love you always ❤️❤️

Randy White

What a shock to hear Kirk was such a kind and gentle soul . Lifting the family up in prayers peace be with you

Kelly (Guillot) Lanclos

Cindy - so sorry to hear about Kirk. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

David Bishop

May care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead. My most sincere condolences.

Dale Priest

Although I did not know Kirk personally, I know he was a fine man because Cindy loved him so. She was for years an essential member of our English Department at Lamar where I taught, and I trusted her judgment in all matters. Karen and I send our condolences and best wishes. to Cindy and the family. God bless you all.

Chris Miller and Fred Miller’s

We were very saddened to hear of Kirk’s death. He worked on our air conditioning at the store for years . He was always happy, upbeat, had a great sense of humor and always gave 100%.. Our deepest sympathies and condolences to the family. He will be missed.

Brian Devillier

Sending prayers for the family. Kirk will be missed.



Katie Snyder

It’s a tough day as I face the realization that my dear friend Kirk is gone. I have had the personal and professional pleasure of working with Kirk for many years. I will miss his calls and joking around with him. Jordan, I know you are going to really miss your dad. He was so proud of you! Peace and blessings to the family, and may God’s eternal light shine forever on my dear friend. RIP Kirk. You sure will be missed.

Mary Patton

It is with great sadness that I send my deepest condolences. Kirk was the love of Cindy's heart. He was the kindest person who had a smile for everyone. I know he will live forever in Cindy, Kristen, Jordan, and Keeley. Cindy is one of the brightest employees Lamar has. I am so proud to call her my dear friend. May God be with you all. Mary Gagne Patton

John Frederick

Cindy so sorry for your loss. Kirk is hilarious.I would see him 3 or 4 times a year. I will always remember him coming to my office.The door open and I would hear him say, does Johnny still work here? I will miss him.

Anthony Nomura II

Our hearts are with Rodney and his entire family. Elda and Anthony Nomura II

Mary Oxford Englander

My thoughts and prayers come to you all..

Mitch Macon

Always enjoyed working together on projects , you will be missed! Prayers

Tommy Brown

Kirk always had a smile and a kind word whenever I'd see him. Fly high on angels wings my brother, you'll be surely missed!