Robert Lee Collins, Sr.
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Robert Lee Collins, Sr., 92, died April 19, 2014, at his residence. He was born on January 10, 1922, in Eastabutchie, to Willie and Marie Collins.
Mr. Collins enlisted in the U.S. Army on April 8, 1943, and went on to serve proudly for 2 years active combat duty during WWII. He was employed for forty years at the Union 76 Service Station, and was a member of the Masons.
Robert is preceded in death by: his parents; his wife, Annie Laura Collins; a son, Harold Jones. He is survived by three children: Arthur Jones, Robert Collins Jr., and Ann Collins Stephens. He is also survived by thirteen grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren, and one great great-grandchild.
Visitation will be held on Monday, April 28, from 6-8pm at Forrest Funeral Home. The service will be Tuesday, April 29, at New Testament Baptist Church at 11am. Interment will be at Highland Cemetery.
Forrest Funeral Home
1258 Richburg Rd
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
Published in the Hattiesburg American on Apr. 27, 2014