|Roger with his two daughters.|
His obituary from the August 19, 1996 Daily Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma):
Collins, Roger Allen, age 47, passed away August 15, 1996. He was born December 18, 1948 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He enjoyed photography, his biggest love was camping and backpacking. He loved his family and enjoyed spending time with his daughters. He was the assistant coach of his daughter Carissa's soccer team. He was a retired flight engineer from the Air Force. He was currently employed with the Correction Center in Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Linda of the home; two daughters, Melissa Renee Collins of Oklahoma City, and Carissa Nicole Collins of the home; and Melissa's fiance, Eric Leon Partin of Oklahoma City; sister, Juanita Mills of Lakeside Park, Kentucky; nephew, William Yocom of Cincinati, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Dorothy Collins, his stepfather, Luther Whitt and stepbrother, Stephen Whitt. Services will be held Tuesday August 20, 10:30 a.m. in the sanctuary of the Moore Central Church of Christ. Military honors will follow at the Smith Cemetery.