Bobby Nelson Collins Sr.
Bobby Nelson Collins Sr., 73, of Hillsboro, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 at The Laurels of Hillsboro. He was born in Cincinnati on Nov. 20, 1942, the son of the late Joseph and Lela (Waits) Collins. Besides his parents, he was preceded by his wife, Rita Collins, on Jan. 17, 2007; son, James Scott Collins; daughter, Michelle Collins; two brothers, Charles Collins and Johnny Collins; and one sister, JoAnne Cole. Bobby served in the United States Army and was a retired carpenter. Bobby is survived by his three sons, Jeff Collins of Marshall, Bobby Collins of Indiana and Jamie (Deana) Collins of Hillsboro; two daughters, Lora (Steve) Bachman of Hillsboro and Stephanie Hayduke; sister, Lois J. Abraham of Hollewtown;16 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and his extended family, Sharon, Tara, Chris and Greg. A gathering of family and friends will be from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16 at the Highland Holiday Community Association Building, 6739 Inverness Court, Hillsboro. The Highland County Honor Guard will conduct military rites at 2 p.m. Sunday. The Thompson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. To sign the online guestbook, visit www.thompsonfuneralhomes.com .
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