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Boyd Kimmel Collins
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Birth: Nov. 20, 1925
Byars
McClain County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Feb. 14, 2009
Clinton
Custer County
Oklahoma, USA

Boyd Kimmel Collins, 83, passed away peacefully on the evening of February 14, 2009 at the V.A. Center in Clinton, Oklahoma after a lengthy illness. He was born November 20, 1925 in Byers, Oklahoma, the son of A.G. and Nola Collins. He was the ---oldest child of 6 siblings. He lived most of his youth in Waurika, Oklahoma where he graduated from high school in 1944. He was inducted into the U.S. Navy on October 29, 1944, served proudly in World War 2 Ship's Cook 3rd class, and was discharged honorable on June 24, 1946. He married Donna Jo Stewart of Shamrock, Texas on September 8, 1947 in Waurika, Oklahoma. With this union they provided the world with 4 beautiful and successful children that they were so very proud of. After his discharge from the military, he and his wife owned their own trucking business in Chickasha, Oklahoma, where they resided from 1952 to 1971. In 1971 he and Donna moved to Edmond, Oklahoma, until 1993, when they moved to El Reno, Oklahoma. His primary interest and hobby was traveling to rodeos where he competed in team roping and watched his daughters compete in barrel racing. He loved watching his son play baseball. With his extra time he enjoyed all the trials and tribulations of have 4 children within 4 years of age. They made sure he did not know what was going to happen next or to whom. He was an active member of the Trinity Baptist Church of El Reno, Oklahoma. Within that church he had a great group of friends in Cliff, Virgil, Bill, Earl, Dave, Gid , Stan, and Keith. His children would like to thank you gentlemen for your kindness and love you showed him and giving him the capability to put Christ in his life. With his death he joined his wife of 59 years, Donna Jo; parents, A.G. and Nola Collins; brothers, Warren G. Collins, Robert Collins and Don Paul Collins; sister, Alease Dawson and grandson, Theodore Michael Brandle. His immediate family that will have memories of him include 1 son, Kimmel Stewart Collins and his wife Debbie of Bixby, Oklahoma; 3 daughters: Nola Duncan and her husband Larry of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Mari Collins and her fiancÚ John McAlister of Mustang, Oklahoma, and Marja McCart and her husband Doral of El Reno, Oklahoma. He also leaves memories to 4 grandsons: Heath Duncan and his wife Brenda, Kyle Duncan and his wife Brooke, Warren Collins, and Justin McCart. He also leaves behind his great grandson Zachary Heath Duncan. There is one surviving sister, Faye Moore of Ringling, Oklahoma, and a great number of nieces and nephews whom he loved dearly with an open heart. Services for Boyd will be graveside at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Edmond, Oklahoma on Wednesday the 18th of February at 1:00 p.m. Services are under the direction of Yanda & Son Funeral Home, Yukon, Oklahoma.

 (bio by: Phil & Donna Whitaker) 
 
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 Parents:
  Absalom G Collins (1886 - 1965)
  Nola Z Vickers Collins (1895 - 1984)
 
 Spouse:
  Donna Jo Stewart Collins (1930 - 2006)*
 
 Siblings:
  Faye Collins Moore (1917 - 2011)*
  Robert L. Collins (1919 - 2006)*
  Warren G Collins (1920 - 1943)*
  Don Paul Collins (1922 - 1996)*
  Boyd Kimmel Collins (1925 - 2009)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Edmond
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Barry Charles
Record added: Jun 29, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11263520
Boyd Kimmel Collins
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Boyd Kimmel Collins
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