Graveside services for Dennis Lee Collins, 72, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, April 21, 2023, at Collins Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Collins passed away at 5:28 p.m., Friday, April 14, 2023, at Ozarks Medical Center.
He was born January 22, 1951, at West Plains, to Lee Otis Collins and Alice Marlene Javaux Collins. Dennis loved his family, especially his grandchildren; he also loved his dog, Teddie. He enjoyed fishing and was a collector of stamps and coins.
He is survived by two children, Greg Collins and wife, Ragan, Gamaliel, Arkansas and Gloria Macey and husband, Trevor, West Plains; nine grandchildren, Brandon Collins, Harley Bales, Danielle Collins, Jayden Bales, Alexander Macey, Apollo Macey, Emily Tucker, McKenzie Peck and Isabelle Snodgrass; six great-grandchildren; five brothers, Rufus Collins and wife, Debbie, West Plains, David Collins and wife, Terri, Rover, Missouri, Roy Collins and wife, Donna, Koshkonong, Missouri, Clifford Collins and wife, Vonda, Koshkonong, Missouri and Billy Collins, West Plains; five sisters, Neva Hegge and Mary Gomez and husband, Joe, both of Corcoran, California, Annie Mitchell, West Plains, Rose Coble, Big Piney, Missouri and Margaret Collins, Springfield, Missouri; and many nieces and nephews.
His parents, one sister, Donna Russell and two infant brothers preceded him in death.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, at the Langston Street Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO 65775.