Bobby Lee Collins, age 79, of Pinson, AL and originally from Winder, GA, passed away Friday, November 1, 2013. During his life, Bob served in the United States Navy for 14 years. He retired from Asplundh where he worked as a hydraulics mechanic for 30 years. Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Lee and Lucy Mae England Collins; a daughter, Debra Collins; and two brothers, R.L. and James Collins. Survivors include his sons, Robin (Kendra) Collins of Pinson, AL, Stacy John Collins of Oneonta, AL, Christopher Shane (Donna Marie) Collins of Vancouver, WA, Daniel Shawn Collins of Birmingham, AL, and Jeremy Don Collins of Bessemer, AL; a sister, Nellie Edge of Gainesville, GA; and eight grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 11-2:00 p.m. on Friday, November 8, 2013 at Smith Funeral Home, Winder. A graveside service will follow at Bethabra Church Cemetery, Winder, at 2:00 p.m. The interment will follow the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Alabama Head Injury Foundation, http://www.ahif.org/fundraising.htm.
Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.