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Collins, James



James O. Collins, born 8/15/37, passed away at his home in Fredericksburg, TX on 4/24/16, after a short battle with cancer.

James was born and grew up in Lubbock, TX graduating from LHS in 1955. He attended Texas A&M, graduated from Texas Tech and received his MBA from UNM. James married Ann Trigg in 1964 and throughout their time together lived in Albuquerque, NM, Lubbock, TX, Gunnison, CO, and Fredericksburg, TX. James retired from the dairy manufacturing business and then happily pursued a new career in travel, fishing, golf and spending lots of time with family and friends.

James is survived by his wife of 52 years, Ann; daughter Cathryn and husband Gerard; son Trigg and wife Courtney; grandchildren Van Collins and Hadley Collins; sister Carol Douglass; brother Howard Collins and wife Roma; nieces and nephews; and many, many friends who all loved and appreciated James' kindness, thoughtfulness, generosity and terrific sense of humor.

A private family memorial service will take place this summer where his wishes will be honored and his ashes scattered in the Gunnison River.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations in James' name to Hill Country Memorial Hospice, P.O. Box 835, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 or a .
Published in Albuquerque Journal on Apr. 27, 2016
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