PINSON, ALA. – Bobby Lee Collins, 79, originally from Winder, passed away Friday, November 1, 2013.
He was the son of the late Robert Lee and Lucy Mae England Collins. During his life, he served in the United States Navy for 14 years and was retired from Asplundh, where he worked as a hydraulics mechanic for 30 years. Mr. Collins was preceded in death by a daughter, Debra Collins; and two brothers, R.L. and James Collins.
Survivors include sons, Robin (Kendra) Collins, Pinson, Ala., John Collins, Oneonta, Ala., Christopher Shane (Donna Marie) Collins, Vancouver, Wash., Daniel Shawn Collins, Birmingham, Ala., and Jeremy Don Collins, Bessemer, Ala.; sister, Nellie Edge, Gainesville; and eight grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11 to 2 p.m. Friday, November 8. Graveside services will follow at Bethabra Church Cemetery at 2 p.m. Interment will follow the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Alabama Head Injury Foundation, http://www.ahif.org/fundrasing.htm.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.