Thomas Wayne Collins, born Oct. 31st, 1974 in Fairbanks, AK, passed on to a better place on April 18th, 2019 at the age of 44.
He is preceded in death by his biological father, Robert Powell, raised by Benjamin B. Collins, Sr., who passed in 2007 and a daughter, Devon.
He leaves behind his mother, Carol (Bud) McPherson, sister Tammi (Adam) Leary, fiance Trisha Wakeley, and 3 daughters, Gracie of Akron, OH, and Hope and Ava of Robertsdale, AL. He also leaves behind special friends who he called his brothers, Keith Kelsey, Mark Padgett, Aimee & Dan Bauer, and Gary Nugent, plus several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and many friends.
He loved life and played hard at it, and was an Auburn fan to the end. So War Eagle Tom, we will all miss you. You were one of a kind, and very much loved. It brings peace to our hearts knowing we'll meet again.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, April 26th, from the chapel of Kenmar Family Funeral Home at 1pm. The family will receive the public for a visitation prior to the service from 12pm until service time.
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