Franklin D. Collins
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Frankford-Franklin D. Collins, age 73, of Frankford died Monday, September 16, 2013 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. He was born in Roxana and was the son of the late L. Ward and Beatrice Mae (Lynch) Collins.
He had been a hatchery worker for 57 years and retired from Allen's Hatchery in 2009. Frank was an avid Nascar fan and a member of JR Nation fan club.
He is survived by his wife, Darlene D. Collins of Frankford; three daughters, Denise Dee May (Douglas) of Winnsboro, TX, Trina R. Carey (Joseph) of Millsboro and Whitney Dawn Hudson of Wilmington; three brothers, William Collins (Shirley) of Bishopville, Randolph Collins (Patricia) of Pittsville and Lloyd V. Collins (Sandra) of Dagsboro; five sisters, Betty Carey of Showell, Achsah Brasure of Selbyville, Ada Wight of Frankford, Fay Murray of Berlin and Beatrice Megee (Ernie) of Georgetown; 11 grandchildren, Charles Harmon, Nicholas May, Brandon May, Amy Coffin, Samantha Coffin, Amanda Mitchell, Stacey Mitchell, Sara Mitchell, Natalie Parsons, Chelsea Collins and Tyler Keenan and 5 great grandchildren, Kyle Megee, Sabrina Coward, Kaidence Veith, Liam May and Alden Ash. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, family and friends.
He was preceded in death by a son, Terrence Franklin Collins, a daughter, Tammy Lynne Mitchell, son-in-law, Herbert Mitchell, 4 brothers and a sister, L. Ward Collins Jr., Lemuel Collins, Ira Collins, Elbert Collins and Ethyl Brasure.
Service will be private.
Condolences may be sent by visiting www.hastingsfuneralhome.net
Hastings Funeral Home - Selbyville
19 South Main St. P.O. Box Box 267
Selbyville, DE 19975
Published in The Daily Times on Sept. 20, 2013