Jack Collins

By | February 12, 2013

Jack Collins, 83, of Wellston, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2013, at his daughter’s Marion home. The son of the late William and Bessie Burns Collins, he was born November 2, 1929, at Wellston. For many years, Jack managed the Eagles Club in Wellston and then he gained employment with the city of Wellston and eventually became the water superintendent.

He is survived by his daughter, Linda (Ed) Conley of Marion; grandsons, Eddie, Jay and Mark; seven great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Jack is also survived by his brother, Harold of Atlanta; and his very good friend, Gary Hill.

Jack was preceded in death by his wife, Garnet; and siblings, Bill, Raymond, Robert, Lorein and Betty Goodrich.

Calling hours will be observed Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Huntley & Cremeens Funeral Home. A funeral service will immediately follow and burial will take place in the Ridgewood Cemetery.