We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Watson Funeral Home
Mr. Allan Gary Collins of Gumboro, DE passed away on Friday, May 13, 2022, at his home with his family by his side. He was 73 years old.
Allan was born in Salisbury, MD to the late Carmel L. Collins and Dorothy Campbell Collins who survives him.
He was part of the family-owned Collins Bros. Farm where he was a poultry grower and grain farmer. Allan was a lifetime member of the Gumboro Fire Co. He enjoyed cooking, baking, gardening, and of course, farming. Allan was a devoted family man and a friend of the community. Allan was notorious for his story-telling and predicting the weather.
In addition to his mother Dorothy, he is survived by his devoted wife of 19 years, Brenda Perdue Collins of Delmar, DE; one daughter, Wendy N. Mitchell (Steve) of Gumboro, DE; one stepdaughter Kim Todd (James) of Salisbury, MD; and a stepson Kevin Perdue (Pamela) of Havre de Grace, MD. He also has four siblings surviving, Joyce Morris of Laurel, DE, Leroy Collins of Gumboro, DE, Sherman Collins (Ruth) of Gumboro, DE and Richard Collins (Brenda) of Gumboro, DE. He also leaves behind one granddaughter, Macey Mitchell, and five step grandchildren: Brooke Mitchell, Payge Hudson, Chase Hudson, William Perdue, and Russell Perdue. We can’t forget his faithful canine companion “Nick”.
A funeral will be held at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, DE 19966, where friends may call from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM for viewing and visitation. Interment will follow at Line Church Cemetery. Pastor Leza Smack will officiate.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations in Allan’s memory to Gumboro Fire Co., 37030 Millsboro Hwy, Millsboro, DE 19966.
Letters of condolence may be emailed via www.watsonfh.com
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