|Birth: ||Nov. 22, 1926|
|Death: ||Aug. 30, 2008|
Charles Wesley Collins, age 81, of Monroe, MI, passed away August 30, 2008 in his home. He had been in poor health for the past 6 months.
Charles was born November 22, 1926 in Black Star, KY, the son of the late Daniel and Almeda (Satterfield) Collins.
On February 8, 1947 in Middlesboro, KY, Charles married his beloved wife the former Opal M. Duncan. Sadly she preceded him in death on June 21, 2006.
In 1949 Charles and Opal moved to Monroe from Tazewell, TN to raise their family. Charles was employed by General Motors working as a paint inspector at the Fleetwood Fisher Body Plant for 37 years, retiring in 1986. Charles was a member of Monroe Missionary Baptist Church. He enjoyed woodworking and spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Charles was survived by his 3 loving children; Wayne Collins of Colorado Springs, CO, Charlene (Kevin) VonOtten and Rita Abel, both of Monroe, 8 grandchildren; Mike, Earl, Brian, Jeremy, David, Christina, Matthew and Lindsay, 6 great grandchildren and 2 sisters; Edna Czajka of Roanoke, VA and Lorraine (Elmer) Martin of Covington, KY.
In addition to his wife and parents Charles was preceded in death by his daughter Carolyn Sue Collins, 8 Brothers and 4 sisters.
Watson Chapel Cemetery
Created by: Twist
Record added: Oct 18, 2008
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