Robert ‘Bob”’ D. Collins, 83, Washington

Robert “Bob” D. Collins, 83, of Washington, passed away Friday, June 21, 2019, at Good Samaritan Hospital.

Born December 16, 1935, in Dubois County, he was the son of Harold and Alma (Clements) Collins. Bob was retired after having worked several years at People’s Bank in Washington and at First National Bank in Rochester.

He attended Bethel United Methodist and was a member of the Gideons International. He also served on the Daviess County Hospital Auxiliary.

His parents; his wife, Jennifer Lee (Stamm) Collins; his sisters, Mavis Juarez, Melvin Dougherty, Jackie Rea, Joann McCarty and Lorena Addis; and his brothers, Leonard, Adrian and Elbert Collins preceded him.

Surviving are his children, Tami Harrod of Plainfield, Tanya Stoll and her husband, Lynn, of Washington, Traci Abel and her husband, Sam, of Plainfield, Tim Collins and his wife, Cheryl, of Greenville, Ohio, Tom Collins of Washington, and Terry Collins and his wife, Cheryl, of Venice, Florida; his sisters, Rose Sikes of Bloomington, Virginia Flick of French Lick and Loretta Drake of Paoli; 16 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.

Friends may visit with Bob’s family from 5 to 8 on Tuesday at Goodwin Sievers Funeral Home, 2020 State Street, Washington. His funeral will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Sugarland Cemetery.

Donations may be made to the Gideons International or the Indiana Lukemia and Lymphoma Society. 

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