Funeral services for William Michael "Mike" Collinsworth, 44, of Cairo, Ga., are at 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 at Family Worship Center, Cairo. Pastor DeWayne Atkinson will officiate. Interment is in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Cairo.
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Active pallbearers are Bobby Newmons, James Worley, Dakota Worley, Banqualis Battles, Ricardo Akins, Daniel Davis, and Anthony Davis.
Mike passed away at his home in Cairo on Tuesday, October 15, 2013.
Mike was born March 17, 1969 in DeFuniak Springs to the late William Alfred Collinsworth and Patsy Ruth Treadaway Collinsworth, who survives him.
He graduated from Walton High School in 1987, and attended Okaloosa Junior College. On Oct. 13, 2003, he married Gina Cooper Collinsworth, who survives him.
For 21 years, he worked with the State of Florida Department of Corrections. He loved to cook and do things for other people. Mike became a Christian at an early age and knew his Bible well. He was a Mason and a member of Family Worship Center.
Survivors include: his wife, Gina Cooper Collinsworth of Cairo; children, Ethan Collinsworth, Isabella Collinsworth, Hunter Robinson, Garrett Robinson, all of Cairo; mother, Patsy Plant (Joseph) of Whigham, Ga.; brothers, Ricky Collinsworth (Christi) of Crestview, Mark Plant of Pace; and sisters, Lanatta Barrett (Mike) of Pace, and Starla D'Angelo (Dan) of Milton; brother-in-law, Clay Cooper (Charisha) of Cairo; and a host of nieces and nephews. Hfather, William Alfred Collinsworth preceded him in death.
Memorials may be made in Mr. Collinsworth's memory to Hospice of Southwest Georgia, 114A Mimosa Drive, Thomasville, GA 31792.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. at Family Worship Center on Thursday, Oct. 17.
Guests may sign the online register at www.clarkfuneral.com or http://obits.crestviewbulletin.com.
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Published in The Crestview News Bulletin from Oct. 16 to Nov. 15, 2013