William R Collins, "Roy" to many and "Pop" to his family, went to be with his beloved wife of 59 years on February 13, 2020 at the age of 95. He will be missed terribly by his family and all who knew him. He is preceded in death by his Wife: Nagatha Turner Collins, Father: James Boyd Collins, Mother: Ida Huff Collins, Sisters: Virginia Durman (Merle), Nettie Lawson (Ray), Son: Mike Collins, Grandson: Greg White, Great Grandson: Ryder Brooks and Son-in-law: Barry Brooks.
Left to cherish his memory are his Daughters: Jennifer Brooks and Janet White (Mack), Son: Mark Collins (Sherry), Daughter-in-Law: Linda Collins, Grandsons: Scott Brooks, Michael Collins (Stephanie) and Corey Collins (Desiree). Great Grandchildren: Emmy Brooks, Michaela Collins, August Collins and good friend Violet Hilliker.
Roy was a US Army World War II veteran who received the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. He was also a proud and loyal member of the Sheet Metal Workers' Local 100 union for over 60 years. Visitation will be at Lotz Funeral Home in Vinton on Sunday February 16, 2020 from 2-4pm and 5-7pm. Funeral service will also be at Lotz on Monday February 17, 2020 at 2pm with interment to follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.
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