Jeffrey A. Collins, Sr., age 63 of Highland, IL, died Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at his residence in Highland, IL.
He was born on October 16, 1954, in North Tonawanda, NY, the son of Harold and Shirley (nee Seibert) Collins.
He was a member of Jehovah’s Witnesses Church in Highland, IL.
Born north of Buffalo at Tonawanda, NY. He served with the US Marine Corps. He lived in Buffalo, NY; Galeton, PA; Highland, IL, since August 2, 2007. Most of his life he was an automobile mechanic; later in his life he worked several years at Wal-Mart. He enjoyed long walks.
Survivors include :
Son – Jeffrey A. “Jay” (Jennifer) Collins, Jr., Haymarket, VA
Son – Nicholas J. Collins, Galeton, PA
Sister – Hope Gail Brown, Cheektowaga, NY
Sister – L. Starr (Dennis) Miller, Highland, IL
Sister – Darleen Grace (Bob) Brown, Bozrah, CT
Brother – Terry Lee (Pat) Collins, Wisconsin,
Special Nephew – Robert J. Miller, Highland, IL
Step Brother – Several
Step Sister – Several
Nieces and Nephews – Several
He was preceded in death by :
Father – Harold Ellsworth Collins – Died 2/20/1992
Mother – Shirley F. Collins, nee Seibert – Died 10/16/2000
Step Father – Robert Wilbur Nugent, Sr. – Died 10/21/2001
Brother – Ricky Dee Collins – Died 9/13/2015
Sister – Melody Kozma – Died 10/2/2003
Special Nephew – Jimi Holmwood – Died 1999
Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Funeral service will be at 4:00 PM on Sunday, October 14, 2018, at Kingdom Hall – Jehovah’s Witness in Highland, IL
Memorial contributions may be made to Family.