Robert L. "Mr. C" Collins

SANDUSKY - Robert L. "Mr. C" Collins, 88, Sandusky, died Wednesday, January 2, 2013, in the Ohio Veterans Home.
He was born in Cuba, Alabama on April 14, 1924, and was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during WWII.
Robert was employed by Brown Industries and Vulcan Materials.
He attended Second Baptist Church, loved to barbeque, fish, sing, and entertain his family.
He is survived by his children, Gloria (Robert) Garr, Mardell (Thomas) Woods, and Tony Collins, all of Sandusky, Glen (Tresa) Collins, Lorain, OH, and Gregory (Carolyn) Collins, Bear, Delaware; fourteen grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; sister, Annie Wright, Sandusky; and brother, Sam Collins, Detroit, MI; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine (Madison) Collins; parents, Willie and Pearlie (McGowan) Collins; daughter, Patricia Jones; sons, Michael Collins and Curtis Collins; granddaughter, Michelle Collins; brother, R.T. Castile; and nephews, Wilbert Lindsey and Robert Lindsey.
Friends may call on Monday, January 7, 2013, from 11 A.M. until time of funeral services at 1 P.M. in the Second Baptist Church, 315 Decatur St., Sandusky. Rev. Reginald Taylor will officiate, with Rev. Bobby Langdon giving the eulogy. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery, where the American Legion Post 83 will provide the military tribute. Memorial contributions may be made in Robert's memory to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870. Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be shared at The family will receive family and friends at the home of his daughter, Gloria Garr, 1015 W. Market St., Sandusky.

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Toft Funeral Home and Crematory
2001 Columbus Ave. Sandusky, OH 44870
(419) 625-8816
Published in The Morning Journal from Jan. 5 to Jan. 6, 2013