William S. Collins
William S. "Stan" Collins, 69, of Plain Twp.,OH, passed away on Friday, March 7, 2014 following an extended illness.
He was born in Columbia, MS on January 31, 1945 to the late Carl G. and Marjorie L. (Graham) Collins, Sr..
Stan was a veteran of the United States Army
. He had retired from The Kroger Company and was working as a manager for Walmart in the Stark County area.
He was an avid Alabama fan. When it came to football or basketball the Crimson Tide flowed through his body. Stan was an avid sports fan of all types and loved spending time with his family. When he was younger he was a very good water skier.
Stan is survived by his wife, Beth E. (Friedley) Collins, who he married on May 16,1987; his son William S. "Stan" (Jacquelynn) Collins II of Sanford, FL; grandson Blaze Landon Collins; three brothers David, Phil, and Desi Collins; a sister Angie Little.
He was also preceded in death by a brother Carl Collins, Jr..
The family will receive friends at the Paquelet Funeral Home, Massillon, OH on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 from 2:00 PM-4:00 PM and 6:00 PM-8:00 PM. Funeral services will be held at the Open Door Baptist Church, Canton, OH on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 10:00AM. Burial will be in Marion Cemetery, Marion, OH.
Messages of condolence and support may be sent to the family at www.paquelet.com