Roger Lee Collins, son of the late Larkin McKinley Collins and Ida Blanche Roper Collins, entered into eternal rest Jan. 22, 2021, at the age of 73 years.
On Sept. 15, 1979, he was married in West Plains, Mo., to Harrietta L. Potter.
Most of his adult life, he worked in sawmill and logging. He loved the outdoors and fishing.
He is survived by his wife Harrietta Collins, of the family home, Caulfield, Mo., one son David Neil Potter, Bonne Terra, Mo., one brother Paul M. Collins, Willow Springs, Mo., two sisters Loeta White, West Plains, Mo., and Naomi Painter, West Plains, Mo.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two stillborn daughters; four brothers Alonzo Collins, Leon Collins and wife Pat, Doyle Collins and wife Christine, and Ival Collins; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside memorial service: 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29 at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, veteran’s section, Howell County, Mo.
Military rites will be performed by our West Plains Honor Guard.
Local arrangements under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, West Plains, Mo.