Obituary – Gene R. Collins

Gene R. Collins

May 28, 1953 – January 22, 2015
Age: 61
Residence: Harrison, MO
Formerly of: Lead Hill, AR

Gene R. Collins “Big John”, 61, of Lead Hill, AR.

Gene R. Collins “Big John” passed away on Jan. 22, 2015 in Harrison, AR.

Gene graduated from the Forsyth High School. He was self-employed Over the Road Truck Driver. Big John was an avid NRA (National Riffle Assoc.) member and other various gun clubs. He enjoyed gunsmithing and working with leather. He was a member of the White Oak Church in Bergman, AR. Gene married Willa Deane Ingram Whitt, July 18, 1981 at Forsyth, MO.

Survivors include his father, Hobert Collins of Forsyth, MO; wife, Willa Deane Collins of Lead Hill, AR.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Virginia Collins.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Southwest Missouri Chapter Glen Isle Center, 1500 S. Glenstone, Springfield, MO 65804.                          

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