Steven R. Collins, 48, of St. Louis, Mo., formerly of Belleville, Ill., born April 21, 1968, in Belleville, Ill., died Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, in St. Louis, Mo.
Steve grew up in Belleville, Ill. and San Antonio, Texas. He attended Robert E. Lee High School in San Antonio. He was employed with Big Lots Store in Webster Groves, Mo. He enjoyed watching Cardinals baseball, studying astrology and playing D & D and video games with his friends. He will be sadly missed by family, friends, and everyone who knew him.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert "Bob" Collins; his brother, Craig Collins; his grandparents, Walter and Marie, nee Ross, Collins, and Charles and Lucille, nee Loos, Hatley.
Surviving are his mother, Ellen, nee Hatley, Collins; a daughter, Tianna Wilder; a son, Nick Collins; his sister, Cindy, nee Collins, Shepheard; special friends, Chris and Lisa Faarup, David Morales, Eric Sanchez; and other relatives and friends.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 10 until 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, at Christ United Church of Christ, 26 North 14th Street, Belleville, Ill.
Funeral: A celebration of life memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, October 29, 2016, at Christ United Church of Christ, with Mr. Jon Tinge officiating. Private burial services will be at a later date.
GEORGE RENNER & SONS FUNERAL HOME, Belleville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Oct. 28, 2016