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Sidney Prichard Collins

1928 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Sidney Prichard Collins age 84, passed away at Baptist St. Anthony' Hospital in Amarillo, TX on July 3, 2013, after a short illness.
Sidney was born Oct 9, 1928, in Abilene, TX. His family moved to Roosevelt County, NM in 1932 where at the age of five he helped clear mesquite so a crop could be planted the next spring. Sidney graduated from the Portales High School in 1947 and joined the National Guard after graduation, training in the Army Signal Corps at Ft. Monmouth, NJ. He married Rachel Lou Scoggin on Nov 7, 1949, in Portales, NM. He began his career with the railroad shortly thereafter.
He worked with the Santa Fe, the Alaskan and the Southern Pacific Railroads. He shared his love of the outdoors with his family during many hunting and fishing trips.
Surviving Sidney Collins is his loving wife Rachel of Tucumcari. Two sons, Richard Collins and wife Sharon of Roswell, NM and Anthony (Tony) Collins and wife Lori of Littleton, CO. Four grandchildren, Diedra and Taylor of Littleton, CO and Allison and Patrick of Roswell, NM.
He was preceded in death by his parents, by his sister Allene Collins and his much loved uncle Joe Harmon Lee.
Memorial Services celebrating his life will be conducted in the Dunn Memorial Chapel on Monday, July 8th, 2013, beginning at 2:00 PM with Rev John Hinze, minister of the First Baptist Church officiating. Following his wishes, cremation has taken place.
Arrangements entrusted to the Dunn Funeral Home of Tucumcari, NM.
Published in the Quay County Sun on July 10, 2013
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