Roy Oliver Collins, a resident of Turlock, passed away at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House on Sunday, May 16, 2021, at the age of 95.
Roy was born and raised in Maryneal, Texas to Thomas and Roxie Collins. He married the love of his life, Virginia Collins, on February 5, 1945. Roy worked as a Manager at Americold until his retirement in 1988. In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing, camping, bird watching, gardening, traveling and anything outdoors.
Along with his parents, Roy was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Collins, son Dennis Collins, sister Gladys Wells, and brother, Henry Collins. He is survived by his son, Mike (MaryLou) Collins, daughter Debby (Don) Gonsalves, daughter-in-law Kathy Collins, partner Ellen Monk, 8 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 22, 2021, at Turlock Memorial Park, 575 N. Soderquist Rd., Turlock.
In Roy’s honor, memorial donations can be made to the Alexander Cohen Hospice House, 2201 Euclid Ave., Hughson, CA 95326.