Richard Collins Obituary

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Richard L. "Dick" Collins

March 10, 1935 - June 10, 2014
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79, passed away peacefully at his home on June 10, 2014. He was a US Army Veteran, a 35 year Eli Lilly employee, and a 12 year volunteer at St. Francis Hospital. Richard is survived by his loving wife Candy Collins; daughter Deborah (Kevin) Skaggs; stepchildren Terrie Wilson, Robert (Shannon) Howe, and Scott (Brittany) Howe; grandchildren Brandi (BJ), Ashley (Moose), Carli (Leon), Derek, Kathryn, and Jacob; great grandchildren Alexis, Jada, Aubrey, Alyssa, and Caylee ; sister Darlene (Danny) Wood; and his loving rescue dog Koko, he was Papa's Buddy. He was preceded in death by his mother and step father Dorothy and Andy Szeles; father...
79, passed away peacefully at his home on June 10, 2014. He was a US Army Veteran, a 35 year Eli Lilly employee, and a 12 year volunteer at St. Francis Hospital.
Richard is survived by his loving wife Candy Collins; daughter Deborah (Kevin) Skaggs; stepchildren Terrie Wilson, Robert (Shannon) Howe, and Scott (Brittany) Howe; grandchildren Brandi (BJ), Ashley (Moose), Carli (Leon), Derek, Kathryn, and Jacob; great grandchildren Alexis, Jada, Aubrey, Alyssa, and Caylee ; sister Darlene (Danny) Wood; and his loving rescue dog Koko, he was Papa's Buddy. He was preceded in death by his mother and step father Dorothy and Andy Szeles; father Harold Collins; brother Jim Collins; and wife Betty Thomas Collins.
Visitation will be Friday June 13 from 10:00-11:00 AM at Good Shepherd Catholic Church 2905 S. Carson Ave. Indpls, In. 46203 followed by a Mass at the Church at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery.
In lieu of Flowers Contributions may be made to Good Shepherd Catholic Church.
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