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Arnold Wayne "Arnie" Collins


1940 - 2015 Obituary
Arnold Wayne "Arnie" Collins Obituary
Arnold Wayne "Arnie" or "Paw" Collins, 74, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. Until 7 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Berea Baptist Church.
He was born Aug. 12, 1940, to Lydia (Robins) and Keith Orville Collins in Shelbyville, Ill. He married Gwen Dickey on Feb. 29, 1960, in Decatur, Ill. He has lived in the community for 36 years. He was a retired carpenter. He was a member of Berea Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Gwen Collins of Big Spring; two sons, Andre Collins and wife Pam of Canton, Ga. and Travis Collins and wife Chrisie of San Angelo; two daughters, Lavin Starlin and husband Dean of Buda and Lavon Haggard, also of Buda; one brother, Don Collins of Decatur, Ill.; and a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Curtis Collins; two grandsons, Travis Collins Jr. and Dougie Collins; one sister, Lil Daniels; and three brothers, George, Jay and Delmer Collins.
Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at www.myersandsmith.com
Published in Big Spring Herald on Feb. 4, 2015
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