Ronald Jackson Collins
Virginia Beach - Ronald Jackson Collins, Sr.
Of Virginia Beach, Virginia passed away on January 23, 2013 in Arlington, VA. Son of the late Robert H. and Minnie B. Collins of New Bern North Carolina. He was a graduate of Fredrick College and Old Dominion University. Ronald was a teacher and band director in VA. Beach for 36 years where he taught at Princess Ann High School (1965-1980) and Green Run High School (1980-2001) before retiring in 2001.
Ronald is survived by his loving wife of 46 years Karen Harris Collins, his daughter Heather Collins Averna and her husband Michael, three sons: Ronald Jackson Collins Jr., Ryan Jackson Collins and his wife Anne, Marc Hadley Collins, Ronald's sister Elizabeth I. Collins and 9 Grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers the family request to please make a donation to Saint John's Baptist Church Children's Music Ministry Memorial Fund in memory of Ronald Jackson Collins Sr.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St. John's Baptist Church, 2300 Holland Rd. Virginia Beach, VA. 23453