Wesley Collins Obituary
Wesley William Collins photos Wesley William Collins photos

There are 73 photos in the gallery

Service Information

 
In Memory of

Wesley William Collins

September 25, 1942 - March 30, 2012
Obituary

Wesley William Collins 1942 - 2012 Wesley W. Collins, 69, entered into rest on Friday, March 30th, 2012. He was born in Des Moines, Iowa in 1942. He was educated in Columbus, GA schools and graduated from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill with a BA and JD. He was an attorney for Health & Human Services in Washington, DC. for many years before meeting his wife Kathy, becoming a father and relocating to Tallahassee. He then pursued a career change by earning a Masters in Social Work at FSU, completed advance studies and worked for the FL Sheriff's Youth Ranches in northern FL. He is a member of the Florida Bar and...
Wesley William Collins 1942 - 2012

Wesley W. Collins, 69, entered into rest on Friday, March 30th, 2012.

He was born in Des Moines, Iowa in 1942. He was educated in Columbus, GA schools and graduated from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill with a BA and JD. He was an attorney for Health & Human Services in Washington, DC. for many years before meeting his wife Kathy, becoming a father and relocating to Tallahassee. He then pursued a career change by earning a Masters in Social Work at FSU, completed advance studies and worked for the FL Sheriff's Youth Ranches in northern FL. He is a member of the Florida Bar and the UNC Tarheels Rams club. Wes loved politics, sports, cooking and films. Until his recent cancer illness, he worked at his favorite job, managing produce for Walmart.

He is survived by his wife, Kathryn Scott of Tallahassee; daughter, Darcy Ann Collins Scott of NYC; and son, Blair Collins Scott of Tallahassee. His siblings include, Annette Harris (John) of Fort Worth, TX, Jeffery Collins (Jan) of Rockwall, TX, Kimball Collins (Sybil) Albany, GA., Dresden Tuggle (Keith) Oxford, AL, Brian Collins (Carol) Virginia Beach, VA; and 14 nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Anne Collins of Columbus, GA; his brother, Terry Collins of Fort Worth, TX; and his previous wife, Janet Harley of Washington, DC.

Services will be held 2:00 PM, Tuesday, April 3rd at Culley's MeadowWood, 700 Timberlane Rd. Tallahassee,Fl. 32312. A memorial service and burial will be in Bedford, PA at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choosing.

Arrangements are under the direction of Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home in Tallahassee, Florida.

"Wes and I worked as attorneys together at HHS, and shared an office at one point. He and I also shared some fishing (including a memorable trip to..."

This Guest Book has 2 entries. View Complete Guest Book

More Obituaries

Tallahassee Democrat
Wesley William Collins Wesley W. Collins, 69, entered into rest on Friday, March 30th, 2012. Born in Des Moines, Iowa in 1942. He was preceded in...

Read obituary at Tallahassee Democrat.

Personalize Your Tribute

Share photos, videos and more with Legacy Memorial Websites. Find out more.

 
Start Planning Today

Make Your Plan Today

Preplanning your funeral or cemetery arrangements gives you and your loved ones peace of mind. Don't wait. Make your plan online today.
Plan Online Now

Audio Condolences

Use your phone to dial in a free personalized message. Click here to make an entry or listen to recordings from friends and family.