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 Donald Lee Collins

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Donald Lee Collins

  • Birth 16 May 1943 Highsplint, Harlan County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 4 Jul 1992 Marion, McDowell County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Marion, McDowell County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 35353832

Don was born in Kentucky. His family moved to Knoxville, Tennessee where his father was a minister. In 1961, the family moved to NC where Don finished high school. He graduated from Mars Hill College with a BS degree in Chemistry. He taught high school Chemistry for a number of years. Later he formed his own real estate company. He was a member of the NC Board of Realtors, the McDowell County Board of Realtors and the McDowell Chamber of Commerce. Don was a member of Clinchfield Baptist Church. He married the former Anita Justice and they had two children, Don and Brigette and two grandchildren, Elora Collins and Ryan Shimberg. Preceding him in death were is parents Rev. Roy O Collins Sr and Maude Frye Collins. Also, one grandson Matthew Tyler Shimberg.


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  • Created by: Anita Justice Wages
  • Added: 30 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35353832
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Donald Lee Collins (16 May 1943–4 Jul 1992), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35353832, citing Oak Grove Cemetery, Marion, McDowell County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Anita Justice Wages (contributor 46841461) .