GASTONIA - George B. Collins Jr., 84, passed away Jan. 21, 2013, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.
A native of Hamilton County, Ohio, he was born Nov. 16, 1928, son of the late George Berry, Sr. and Bessie Lea Knapp Collins.
A memorial service will be held in Ohio at a later date.
Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be sent online at www.claybarnette.com.