The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


December 9, 2013

Tim Kolacek

— Timothy Thomas Kolacek, 66, of Commerce passed away Dec. 7, 2013, at his residence. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Commerce with Father Marcus Chidozie officiating. Interment will follow at Brigham Cemetery.

Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home in Greenville.

Born Aug. 15, 1947, in Waco, Timothy was the son of Clement and Estelle (Archer) Kolacek. He was a successful businessman in Commerce, Sulphur Springs, Greenville and Mineola.

He was a kind-hearted person who cared more for other people than himself. He was always active in charities and just helping people who needed it. It will be a big loss to the community because of his behind-the-scenes leadership.

He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.

His survivors include his son, Clif Kolacek of Commerce; nephew Jimbo Kolacek and wife Christy; nieces Kim Pace and husband James, Kelly Kolacek, and Karri Kolacek;and cousin Jack Dyer and wife Thelma.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Jimmy Kolacek.

Pallbearers will be Charles Helm, Scoot Chaney, Wayne Sickels, Jimbo Kolacek, Denny Downing, Trey Chaney, Scott Rowe, and Steve Potteiger. Honorary pallbearers will be Jack Dyer, James Pistol Roberts, James Moore, Kirk Chaney, Chad Chaney, Danny Duncan, Jackie Arnold, Ted Oates, Terry Thomas, Danny Leinart, Rick Wallace and John Kenny Smith

The family request memorials be made to the St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1508 Cooper Street, Commerce, 75428.

Online condolences may be made at

Text Only
  • Michael Matthews

    Michael Ray Matthews was born June 21, 1945, at Los Angeles, Calif., to Cecil Hugh Matthews and Mary Evelyn Sherrell.

    July 24, 2014

  • Reginald Martin

    Reginald Zan Martin “Reggie,” 81, did it his way. He passed away July 22, 2014, with the help of God, after a stroke suffered on July 6.

    July 24, 2014

  • Robbie Jackson

    July 24, 2014

  • Raymond Franklin

    Raymond Franklin, 73, of Greenville passed away July 15, 2014, in Arlington.

    July 24, 2014

  • Claudia Anderson

    Claudia Ruth Anderson, 65, of Greenville died July 19, 2014, at Baylor Hospital in Dallas.

    July 24, 2014

  • Pamela Ferguson

    Pamela Jane Ferguson, 45, of Greenville died at her home July 22, 2014. 

    July 23, 2014

  • Velma Harris

    Velma Faye Harris, 87, of Garland passed away July 21, 2014.

    July 22, 2014

  • Robert Younger

    Robert Carroll Younger, 86, of Greenville passed away July 20, 2014, in Greenville.

    July 22, 2014

  • Gloria Bowen

    Gloria Bowen went to be with her Lord and Savior on July 19, 2014, at the age of 69

    July 21, 2014

  • Robert Callanan

    Robert Callanan, 65, of Celeste passed away July 18, 2014, in South Carolina.

    July 21, 2014

Featured Ads

Does Dallas head coach Jason Garrett need for the Cowboys to make the playoffs during the 2014 football season to keep his job?

Who knows with Jerry Jones as owner?
     View Results
Must Read

See more photos and purchase prints here.

AP Video
Dempsey: Putin May Light Fire and Lose Control In Case of Fire, Oxygen Masks for Pets Mobile App Gives Tour of Battle of Atlanta Sites Anti-violence Advocate Killed, but Not Silenced. Crashed Air Algerie Plane Found in Mali Arizona Prison Chief: Execution Wasn't Botched Calif. Police Investigate Peacock Shooting Death Raw: Protesters, Soldiers Clash in West Bank Police: Doctor Who Shot Gunman 'Saved Lives' 'Modern Family' Star on Gay Athletes Coming Out MN Twins Debut Beer Vending Machine DA: Pa. Doctor Fired Back at Hospital Gunman Raw: Iowa Police Dash Cam Shows Wild Chase Obama Seeks Limits on US Company Mergers Abroad Large Family to Share NJ Lottery Winnings U.S. Flights to Israel Resume After Ban Lifted Official: Air Algerie Flight 'probably Crashed' TSA Administrator on Politics and Flight Bans Raw: National Guard Helps Battle WA Wildfires Raw: Ukraine's Donetsk Residents Flee
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide