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Dillard Eugene Collins

Funeral services for Dillard Eugene Collins, 75, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Weside Family Life Center, Willow Springs, Missouri, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mr. Collins passed away at 9:14 a.m., Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Ozarks Medical Center.


He was born July 26, 1941, in Howell County, Missouri, to James Collins and Mallissia Davis Collins.  Before his retirement, Mr. Collins worked at Southwest Truck Body, now known as DRS.  He loved to bowl; having played a 300 game and was in the Bowlers Hall of Fame.  He enjoyed traveling and was a St. Louis Cardinals fan.


He is survived by the mother of his children, Mahala Collins; five sons, Dillard Eugene Collins, Jr., and wife, Amy, Gordon Collins and special friend, Brandi, Roger Collins and wife, Doris, Scott Collins and David Collins; thirteen grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Kay Collins; and several nieces and nephews.


His parents, four brothers and three sisters, precede him in death.


Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Friday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Pine Grove Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to Pine Grove Cemetery and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at