Collins, Robert Brownie

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Robert Brownie Collins, age 83 of Dublin passed away Sunday, December 22, 2013 at the Pulaski Health & Rehab Center, Pulaski. Born June 5, 1930 in Giles County, he was the son of the late Nellie Collins Akers.

He was a veteran of the United States Army having served in the Korean Conflict. He was a retired sheet metal journeyman.

He is survived by his Wife- Betty Pearl Collins – Dublin. Sons- Robert Brownie Collins, Jr. – Christiansburg, VA., James Michael Collins – Troutville, Jack Wayne Collins – Roanoke. Step Daughters- Bessie Ellen Cotton –McAlester, OK, Patsy Louise LeMaster – Kenova, WV. Step Son-Frederick Wilson Hodges-Burnet, TX Sister- Mary Collins Finn – Dublin, Five Step Grandchildren- A number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 at the Bower Funeral Home Chapel, Pulaski with Rev. Bobby Ward officiating. Interment will follow at the Southwest Virginia Veteran’s Cemetery, Dublin. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 5:00-7:00 p.m. December 26, 2013 at Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski.

To send the family your online condolences, visit Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the Collins Family.