TAMPA - J. Herbert Collins, 88, of Tampa, Florida, entered into eternal rest on February 19, 2014, due to congestive heart failure.
He was a veteran of the United States Army
, having served in World War II
in the Battle of the Bulge as a Staff Sergeant under General Patton.
He was preceded in death by his wife Marie; and son Gregory. He is survived by his sons Kevin, Mark, and Barry; grandchildren Justin and Carrie, and great granddaughter Aria; and brother Rennis.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, February 24 at 11:00 A.M. at Hopewell Funeral Home, 6005 CR 39 S., Plant City, where the family will receive friends beginning at 10:00 A.M. Interment to follow at Hopewell Memorial Gardens, Plant City. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a
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