1978 – 2018
South Killingly– Jeffrey Collins, 39, died on Friday, March 9, 2018, at home. He was the loving husband of Rhonda (Roy) Collins and proud father of two sons Waylin and Dakota Collins. Born in Middletown, CT, he was the son of John “Jack” Collins and Tammy (Anderson) Wish of Woodstock. He graduated from Ellis Tech in Danielson in 1997.
Jeff was a Union Brick Layer with Local Union 1 for twenty-one years. He was also employed with Ritchie Bros Auctioneers as an Inspector. Jeff enjoyed antiquing, woodworking, traveling/camping, being outdoors and had an enduring passion for music and dancing. Jeffery was especially fond of spending time with and enjoying the company of his two sons, of whom he was most proud of. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
Jeffrey is also survived by three brothers, John Collins, James Collins and Joel Collins; his sister Amanda Wish; his father’s wife Glenda; his mother’s husband Theodore; and his maternal grandmother Carolyn Anderson and Uncle Butch “UB” of KY, and his dear birthday buddy Doris Roy “Mem”. He was predeceased by his paternal grandparents Conrad and Viola Collins; and his maternal grandfather Raymond Anderson.
Funeral services have been entrusted to the Gilman and Valade Funeral Home and Crematory, 104 Church St. Putnam, CT. 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.