August 14, 1932 ~ November 17, 2019
Thomas Albert Collins, 87, passed away at The Greens at Pinehurst Rehab and Living Center on Sunday November 17, 2019.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday November 20, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Doubs Chapel United Methodist Church in West End. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall.
He was the son of the late William Thomas Collins and Annie Jane Collins and was a US Army Veteran having served during the Korean War. After receiving an honorable discharge from the Army, he worked for the DOT as a Heavy Equipment Operator where he retired. Albert enjoyed playing all sports, singing and playing his guitar, fishing and had a big love for the NC State Wolfpack.
He was preceded in death by his wife Ethel Collins; sisters Marguree Garner Bullitt, Betty Richardson and Mary Bullard; brothers Prentice Patterson, Buck Collins and Roy Collins; grandson Jason Collins.
Albert is survived by his three children; Janie Crissman and husband Rocky of Pittsboro, Kenneth Collins of Carthage, Hyla Fraizer of Tulsa, Oklahoma; step-daughters: Barbara Sue Maness and husband Ricky, Charlotte Vest and husband Tony, Lisa Beal and husband Martin; brother Waylon Collins and wife Johnsie of Carthage; 5 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is honored to serve the Collins Family.
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