Harvey Gene Collins Sr., Age 74 of Gary, Indiana transitioned this life on February 18, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Riverside, Al. on February 1, 1943 to Horace and Willie B. Collins. Harvey accepted Jesus Christ at an early age. He is survived by loving wife of 42 years Rose Mary Collins ; children Y'vett Sloan; Evelyn (Eddie) Collins- Gardner and Harvey (Carla)Collins Jr., one sister Rosetta (Len) Collins -Oden; five grandchildren Coree, Brittany, Jessika, Eddie, and Donald; one sister-in-law Willie Banks and a host of other family and friends. Visitation Friday, February 24, 2017 from 9:00a.m.-11:00a.m. with funeral services to follow at 11:00a.m. all services at St. john Lutheran Church 2235 West 10th Avenue Gary, Indiana. Pastor Delwyn Campbell Officiating.