Mr. Robert L. Collins

FAULKVILLE - Mr. Robert L. Collins, 83, passed away on Friday, June 18, 2010 at home.
Mr. Collins was born on March 25, 1927 in Candler County to the late Charlie H. & Florence Brown Collins. He retired from Pittsburgh Plate & Glass in 1988. Mr. Collins lived in the Faulkville community for 42 years and was an active member of Faulkville Baptist Church until the deterioration of his health prevented him from serving. He enjoyed singing and traveled to various churches in the area with his quartet, The Temple Aires. Mr. Collins loved fishing and hunting, but racing with his grandson became one of his favorite pastimes. He was 2007 Fan of the Year at Oglethorpe Speedway.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Faye Collins of Faulkville; children, Sue (Jimmy) Johnson of Tallahasee, FL, Sherri (Danny) Litchfield of Guyton, Sandra (Joey) Rigdon of Metter, Sara (Nick) Minder of Faulkville and Scott (Jennifer) Collins of Brooklet; thirteen grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Roscoe (Carolyn) Collins of Guyton; sisters, Christine Huggins of Guyton and Josephine Simmons of Aiken, SC and a number of nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be 6 until 8 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.
The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Monday in the chapel of the funeral home with burial to follow at Bulloch Memorial Gardens, Statesboro, Ga.
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Statesboro Herald, June 20, 2010
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Published in Statesboro Herald from June 23 to June 30, 2010