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James Collins Obituary
James T. Collins, Jr. - SAVANNAH - James T. Collins, Jr., 72, died Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at Candler Hospital. He was born in Savannah, the son of James T. Collins, Sr. and Bertis Bland Collins. Mr. Collins earned a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Georgia School of Law. He joined Miller Brewing Company as Director of the Treasury Division and was the first recipient of the Philip Morris, Inc. Chairman's Award. He also taught tax law at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee and was the Executive Director of the Deloitte Multistate Tax Center. Mr. Collins was the 1994 corporate Wisconsin tax professional of the year and the author of numerous tax books. He served as Vice President and member of the Board of Directors of the University of Wisconsin Foundation. He also served as Chairman of the Board of St. Michael's Hospital, First Presbyterian Day School and was a former moderator of Presbyterian Churches (PCA) in Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana. His wife, Elizabeth Wylly Collins preceded him in death. Surviving are his children, James T. Collins, III and his wife, Angela of Melbourne, Australia; Lachlan C. Ivy and her husband, James of Savannah, Georgia; Wylly H. Collins and his wife, Kristin of Montgomery, Alabama; grandchildren, Amelia, Melissa, Nathaniel, Oliver, and William. Visitation: 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Monday, June 24, 2013 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel. Funeral: 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at Independent Presbyterian Church. Burial: Bonaventure Cemetery. Please sign our online guestbook at www.foxandweeks.com Savannah Morning News June 23, 2013 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at savannnahnow.com/obituaries.
Published in Savannah Morning News from June 20 to June 23, 2013
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