William Collins (1952 - 2014)


William Daniel Collins

Melbourne, FL

William Daniel "Billy" Collins, age 61, passed away Monday, March 3, 2014, in Melbourne, FL. Billy was born on June 19, 1952.

He was the son of the late Robert D. Collins and Geneva E. (Witt) Lawther, and a veteran of the United States Army, serving in Vietnam. He was awarded the Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with 3 Bronze Service Stars. Billy was a member of American Legion Post 163 - Eau Gallie, Florida.

Survivors include his daughter, Misty Collins; three sisters, Terri Stewart (George), Tina Clark, and Robin Wheeler (Duane); many nieces and nephews; as well as, many friends.

A Memorial Service for Billy will be held on Sunday, March 30th at 2:00 p.m. at American Legion Post 163 - 1795 N Harbor City Blvd - Melbourne.

Following the service he will be laid to rest in the Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, MI.

Fountainhead Funeral Home, Palm Bay, and the American Legion Post 163 are in charge of arrangements.

Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Mar. 29, 2014
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