Paul Howard Collins

June 5, 1947 ~ January 28, 2020 (age 72)

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Obituary of Mr. Paul Howard Collins


Mr. Paul Howard Collins of Georgetown, DE passed away on January 28, 2020 at PRMC in Salisbury, MD.  He was 72 years old.


Mr. Collins was born in Hillsboro, TX to the late Howard W. and Myrtle R. McConnathy Collins.  In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by a daughter Lori Ann Collins.


Paul was a farmer and worked for Workman, Inc. for many years. He loved farming and always had a vegetable garden. He enjoyed dining out and his favorite restaurants were Cracker Barrel and Smith’s Café where his favorite meal was chicken and dumplings.  Paul was a hard worker and loved helping others.  He loved the outdoors and he also loved his cats and his “grandgoats”. 

Paul loved his family dearly and will be greatly missed.



He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Joyce Ann Mitchell Collins of Georgetown, DE; two daughters, Michelle Lynn Collins and her companion Thomas Jackson of Laurel, DE; Melissa Ann Collins and her companion Dorian Williams of Millsboro, DE, and a son, Jay Allen Collins.  He also has two brothers, Roger Francis Collins and his wife Brenda and Preston Lee Collins and his wife Sue all of Georgetown.  Paul also leaves behind three grandchildren, Damontae Lee Williams, Hailey Mackenzie Collins and Mariah Ariannah Wise as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.


A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM  on  Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, DE  19966, where friends may call from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM for viewing and visitation.  Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery.

Pastor Allen Miller will officiate.



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February 4, 2020

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Watson Funeral Home
211 S. Washington St.
Millsboro, DE 19966

Funeral Service
February 4, 2020

1:00 PM
Watson Funeral Home
211 S. Washington St.
Millsboro, DE 19966


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