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John M. Collins

Melbourne Beach - John M. Collins, 84, of Melbourne Beach passed away peacefully in Oviedo, FL on July 20th. He was born on March 13, 1934 in Mount Hope, West Virginia to John and Sarah Collins.

John has now joined his loving wife, the late Carole R Collins in heaven and is survived by his son and daughter-in-law John Collins II and Jackie Boyce of Winter Springs, Fl ; his son and daughter-in-law Marcus and Paloma Collins of Orlando, Fl ; his daughter and son in-law April and Danny Grunsky of Lexington, SC; his grandchildren Colt, Dylan, Zach, Haley, and Philip.

John, a civil engineer, had a very in interesting career in the aerospace industry, helping to send men to the Moon and finished his career at St Lucie's nuclear power plant in Ft Pierce, FL. He was an avid sailor for many years and his best crew was his wife, Carole. Even though he had dementia, he never forgot who Jesus was.

A Celebration of John's Life will be held at Chapel By The Sea in Melbourne Beach, on August, 18th, at 2:00 PM. In lieu of ?owers, donations can be made to Chapel By The Sea or .
Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Aug. 12, 2018
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