A bouncing baby boy was born Dec. 11, 1993 to Terrence A. Collier and Andrea L. Collier. He was the apple of their eyes along with both sets of grandparents. His Gee Gee (Grandma Collier)always dressed him with matching hats or caps, with her he could do no wrong. Tristan went to day care, kindergarden, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade in the East Central Independent School District. After his family moved to San Antonio, he went to Spring Meadow Elementary on to Woodlake Hill Middle School to finish 8th grade in May 2008. In August 2008 he entered Judson's grey campus. He was a good student a made good grades. Tristan loved sports especially track & field, basketball and football, his artificial valve and medication prohibited him from playing contact sports. He received a tissue valve on October 3, 2008 and then on November 21st, he received a heart transplant. In the wee hours of Saturday, November 29, 2008, Tristan's blood pressure dropped. He had finally got out of the sixty days maze course, and with baton in hand Triston took off to finish the last twenty four hours marathon journey, for you see his Gee Gee Collier was there to welcome him as he crossed the finish line at 4:50am, November 30th. Tristan fought a good fight, and he finished the course. He leaves his mom in good hands with Marshall, Taylor, Denee, Grandma and Papa Walter and Mr. and Mrs. Louis Matney. He leaves love to his dad, Dominick, Tione, Tiashia, and Grandpa (Elder)William Collier. He leaves his thanks the doctors and nurses at the Methodist Hospital along with Mrs. Watkins, Mrs. Lott, Richard Montoya and Juan Rosas. He leaves his gratitude to Chaplain Van Pelt and he will miss his 9th grade class at Judson's grey campus and his teacher.

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  1. Andrea, Taylor, and Family….we are so very sorry for your loss. May God Bless you through this difficult time. Love-Rosie, Nick, Barry and Alina

  2. I am extremely sad to hear of Tristan passing and leaving us to go home with God. Please let Elliott and I know if we can be of any assistance to you all in your time of need.

  3. May God Bless Tristan and his family. Tristan, you were always fun to be around and I’m glad that I got to know you during the 2007 Colts season. You will be missed.

  4. Andrea,Taylor I am so sorry for your loss. May the Lord be with you and your family. I will always remember his sweet smile. Love always Renee & Jared

  5. I am deeply saddened to hear about Tristan. He used to play catch with my son Mason while Tyler and Taylor practiced with the Colts during the 2007 Football Season. I remember always seeing a big smile on Tristan’s face during this football season. My deepest thoughts and prayers go out to Tristan and his family during this very difficult time.

  6. Andrea, Taylor and Family, My husband Bill and I send our sincerest condolences to you and your family. I had the opportunity to meet Tristan as he was a friend of my grandsons Morris and Alain. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  7. Andrea, Marshall, Taylor and Denee I am so sad for your lose. Tristan will truely be missed, my family has such great memories of him, I know Morris misses him deeply Tristan and him were such great friends it’s not possible for him to have a childhood memory that does not include Tristan. I can easily see him running up my sidewalk always giving me a big hug and kiss on the cheek, I can see him running (as always) to end of my sidewalk and than with his famous spin move off into the grass like a toy top he goes, than off he goes full speed ahead, his smiling face and funny sense of humor will be rememeber by so many. I LOVE YOU ALL, YOU ARE IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.

  8. Elliott and I both sad to hear of Tristian passing. Let us know if we can do anything for you. We will be glad to help out in any way we can. God bless you and your family

  9. Elliott and I are both saddened to hear of Tristan’s passing. Please let me know if we can help out in any way. You all will be in our thoughts and my God Bless you hearts and give you many reason’s to smile. Ella

  10. To my cousin Terry, My deepest and heartfelt condolences to you, your sons and their mother. May you all be strengthened in this most difficult time and always.

  11. Our hearts tell us to grieve, but our faith in Christ reminds us to rejoice. Finally Tristan can run freely without pain, because he’s been given a glorified body. We thought he could run fast here on earth, I can only imagine how fast he is now!! Our hearts are at peace knowing Tristan is in the presence of the Lord. God bless you Andrea and Taylor, may the Lord give you peace and comfort during your time of grievance.

  12. Angrea, Taylor.. we are deeply saddened to hear about tristin, he had a great smile and was fun to be around. We will miss him! Our thoughts and prayer’s go out to you and your family. Garza family angel,chris,jacob,zack&kristian

  13. Tristan and i were like “bonnie and clyde”.If we weren’t running the hallways we were running a muck in second period.Yup,play fighting,running track,laughing(we did that a lot).Man i miss those times.I use to talk to him about my boy problems and family issues.he would listen to me and give me a bunch of advice.I would give him advice on his relationship.I really did not agree with it but he cared about her.So i had to deal with it because that’s who he wanted to be with at the time.And when she hurt him i was there to cheer him up and make him feel better.But enough of that.He would always make me laugh,also make me feel like i was more then a pretty face.He would not take my “i cants” for an answer challenging me to push my self.And would not let me give up.talked me out of a bunch of stupid stuff i was about to do.He was the funniest person i ever met,the best listener and advice giver,oh was he a fighter,he was my joy,my soldier and my “rock”,my shoulder to cry on he whipped all my tears from my eyes and would put a smile on my face.We planned to do and go so many places.One was go to Prom together.He did not stop talking about graduating.So I’m going to run,and graduate for the both of us.I promised him i would not forget about him he was crazy for thinking i would he’s In so much of my memories the good and bad.I loved him so much and told him when ever i had the chance.I miss him saying “I love you too,Gelii”.I cant wait to see him,feel him and hear his voice.So Tristan i know you laughing up there so do me a favor and laugh a little louder.

  14. Tristan and i were like “bonnie and clyde”.If we weren’t running the hallways we were running a muck in second period.Yup,play fighting,running track,laughing(we did that a lot).Man i miss those times.I use to talk to him about my boy problems and family issues.he would listen to me and give me a bunch of advice.I would give him advice on his relationship.I really did not agree with it but he cared about her.So i had to deal with it because that’s who he wanted to be with at the time.And when she hurt him i was there to cheer him up and make him feel better.But enough of that.He would always make me laugh,also make me feel like i was more then a pretty face.He would not take my “i cants” for an answer challenging me to push my self.And would not let me give up.talked me out of a bunch of stupid stuff i was about to do.He was the funniest person i ever met,the best listener and advice giver,oh was he a fighter,he was my joy,my soldier and my “rock”,my shoulder to cry on he whipped all my tears from my eyes and would put a smile on my face.We planned to do and go so many places.One was go to Prom together.He did not stop talking about graduating.So I’m going to run,and graduate for the both of us.I promised him i would not forget about him he was crazy for thinking i would he’s In so much of my memories the good and bad.I loved him so much and told him when ever i had the chance.I miss him saying “I love you too,Gelii”.I cant wait to see him,feel him and hear his voice.So Tristan i know you laughing up there so do me a favor and laugh a little louder.

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