Robert E. Collins


Robert Edward Collins, age 69, of Aurora, Missouri, passed away at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 1, 2017, at the Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri.  He was born July 26, 1947, the son of the late Floyd and Edith (Welch) Collins.

Robert was a retired United States Army Veteran.

He is survived by one brother, Don Collins of Aurora; five sisters, Judy McCool, of Minnesota, Carolyn Collins of Joplin, Missouri, Kay Graybill of Kansas City, Missouri, Sue Atkinson of Missouri and Linda Garner of Joplin, Missouri and several nieces and nephews.

His parents, Floyd and Edith, sister, Helen and two brothers, Lonnie and Larry, preceded him in death.

Burial was at the Missouri Veteran’s Cemetery on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora.

Online condolences may be shared at this website.


Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at the

Missouri Veteran's Cemetery, Springfield, Missouri

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