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George Collins, Jr

d. October 13, 2011


George B. Collins, Jr.

Of Greenwood, formerly of Milford, passed away Thursday, October 13, 2011 at Milford Center. He was 89.

George was born on January 6, 1922 in Dover, son of the late George B., Sr. and Mary Reed Collins.

He was a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps serving his country during World War II.

Mr. Collins was employed for over 20 years as a clerk with Wright's Auto Parts in Milford, retiring in 1995.

His greatest joy was spending time with his family.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Collins was preceded in death by his wife, Janice S. Collins in 2007, three brothers and four sisters.

He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, JoAnn and Donald Huey of Greenwood; two granddaughters; Dawn Ohlsson and her husband Shannon Burgess and Jennifer Huey and her husband Ray Pena and two great-grandchildren; Christian Ohlsson and Amelie Ohlsson.

A Graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 21, 2011 at the Milford Community Cemetery on North Walnut Street.

Burial with military honors will follow the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial contributions to your favorite charity.

(10/14/11)


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