Funeral services for Thurlow Donald Collins, 80, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, July 29, 2016 at Wanda Cemetery, Granby, Missouri, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Collins passed away at 1:48 a.m., Monday, July 25, 2016 at Ozarks Medical Center.
He was born September 19, 1935, at West Plains, Missouri, to Elmer and Esther Collins. On May 25, 1954, he was married at Kansas City, Missouri, to Wanda Moffett. Before his retirement, Mr. Collins worked for the Forestry Department. He enjoyed coon hunting, fishing and gambling.
He is survived by his wife, Wanda Collins; four children, Allen Collins and wife, Ruby, Steve Collins and wife, Nancy, Tony Collins and Marvin Collins; fourteen grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; two brothers, Melvin Collins and wife, Linda and Dewald Collins and wife, Norma; and several nieces and nephews.
His parents, one son, Chris Collins, one sister and two brothers, precede him in death.
Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Siloam Springs Volunteer Fire Department and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.