Ronnie Coleman Collins, age 71 of Decatur passed away, Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at Tennova of Cleveland.
A native of Athens and resident of Decatur, he was a son of the late Albert W. and Gladys Bernice Lankford Collins and was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Ralph Collins and Roger Collins; 2 sisters, Wanda Harris and Shirley Scott.
A veteran of the U.S. Army having served in Germany. He was a former employee of Athens Utility Board having worked as a lineman.
1 Son and Daughter-in-law, Sean and Heather Collins of Decatur;
1 Daughter and Son-in-law, Tanjie and George Delmas of Niota;
1 Brothers, Otto "Junior" Fincher of Athens
1 Sister, Frances Rule of Athens;
4 grandchildren, Josh Womac, Cayla Pilkey, Kaybryn Collins and Oak Collins;
Special Nephews, Bobby Collins and Ernie Harris;
Several other nieces and nephews;
Funeral Services will be 7:00 PM Saturday, August 21, 2021 in the Chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home. Graveside services will be 11:00 AM Sunday, August 22, 2021 at Cedar Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5-7 PM Saturday prior to the service at the funeral home. Those unable to attend may send condolences to www.laycock-hobbs.com/notices/Ronnie-Collins. Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home in Athens is in charge of the arrangements.
Sunday, August 22, 2021
Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home