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Obituary: James S. Collins, Jr., 57, Adair Co. native

Mr. Collins was a member of a large, respected family with many relatives in the Columbia, KY, area. He was an owner/operator of his own truck, a mechanic, and was an avid outdoorsman.
This obituary information a courtesy of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY

James S. Collins, Jr., 57, Springtown, TX, formerly of Adair Co., KY, died Tuesday, January 19, 2010, surrounded by his family at his home.

The funeral service will be Friday, January 22, 2010, at 10amCT, at White's Funeral Home, 401 N. Main ST, Springtown, TX, with burial in Jaybird Cemetery in Springtown. Visitation will be on Thursday, January 21, 2010, at the funeral home.


He was involved in trucking activities and was an owner/operator of his own truck. He also worked as a mechanic for many years. He liked to spend his free time outdoors, particularly hunting and fishing.

Survivors include the following"
  • His father, James S. Collins, Sr., and his wife Edra "Bobbie Nell" Collins of Columbia, KY

  • His mother: Laura Jeanette Jesse Collins, Weatherford, TX

  • One son: James S. Collins, III, and wife Stacy of Saginaw, TX

  • One daughter: Kimberly S. Collins, Springtown, TX

  • Four grandchildren: Taylor, Dakota, Shelby, and Cayden Collins

  • His brothers and sisters: Judy L. Snider, Ricky Collins, Kerry Collins, Jeff Collins, Marsha Cook, Sandy VanArsdale, and Cindy Collins-Dubree

  • Several nieces, nephews and a host of family and friends.
This obituary information a courtesy of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY.
This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or E-mail: grissomfuneralhome@windstream.net. Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.


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