- October 18, 1946 - July 23, 2010
- Simpsonville, South Carolina
of David's Passing
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“Dear Barbara and family. We were saddened
when we heard the news of David's passing.
Please accept our prayers and condolences.
1 of 12 | Posted by: Donna & Lowell Douglas - Roselle, IL
Dave was a wonderful friend and co-worker of mine for many years starting in 1974. He will be dearly missed.
2 of 12 | Posted by: Ron Kaufman - Deerfield, WI
“Barbara and family,
Just wanted to let you know you are all in Dick's and mine thoughts.
Ann and Dick
3 of 12 | Posted by: Ann Lunsford - Schaumburg, IL
“I am saddened to hear of David's sudden illness and passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers. I am unable to attend the services, but I lift you...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Julia Rehbaum - Buffalo, NY
Julie and I were saddened to hear of Dave's passing.
Prayers to you and family.
Steve and Julie Hisle
5 of 12 | Posted by: Steve Hisle - Liberty, MO
“Dear Collins Family - I was very sad to hear of Dave's sickness and now his passing. It has been years since we worked together but I thought of him...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Susan Calleja - Greenville, SC
“Dear Barbara and Family,
We know this is a sad time for you all and will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. May each of you share your strength...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Judith Ann Rovnyak - Weatherford, TX
“Barbara: Please know that we are there with you in spirit holding you close and sharing your pain. You are loved, and if there is anything at all...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Tom & Kathy Nutt - Roselle, IL
“Barbara and Family,
In times of loss it is sometimes difficult to fully understand God's plan. We can only know that David is in a better place and...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Mike Greene - Taylors, SC
I am so sorry to hear of David's passing. Please know that you will continue to be in my thoughts and prayers as you go thru this...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Margaret Marcum - Greenville, SC
“Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to the Collins family. Our prayers are with you in this time of deep sorrow.
11 of 12 | Posted by: George & Genny Kowalski - Elgin, IL
“Dearest Barbara and family -
There are no words that are appropriate at this time in all of your lives - Do know that your family will continue...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Ann Sechrest - Greenville, SC
The family of David R. Collins of Simpsonville, SC mourn his passing. On July 23rd, 2010 at the age of 63 years, the beloved husband, father, and grandfather succumbed to cancer only two short weeks after his diagnosis. David passed gracefully and peacefully from the McCall Hospice House in Simpsonville, SC.
A graduate of High Point University, NC David worked for the E. I. DuPont/Sterling/Agfa Company for 30 years in the medical x-ray division in Chicago (later in Greenville) and recently for Aflac Insurance.
David is survived by his wife Barbara, of 42 years; his two children Bonnie Marciante (and her husband John) of Rochester, NY and Richard Collins (and his wife Loreen) of Chicago, IL; his grandson Benjamin Marciante; and his brother Graham Collins of Deltona, FL.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 27th at the Cannon Funeral Home, 1115 N. Main St., Fountain Inn, SC. The visitation will be held from 2-4PM followed immediately by a memorial service in his honor. A private funeral will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the McCall Hospice House of Simpsonville, SC in David’s memory (www.hospicehousegc.org/donations.php).