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Richard L. "Dick" Collins

Richard L. “Dick” Collins, age 85, of Eaton, OH passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at Vancrest of Eaton Health Care Center.  Dick was born on December 15, 1936 in to the late Lucion and Cecile Collins of Gratis.  He was a graduate of Lanier High School in West Alexandria, and retired from the Ohio Department of Transportation.  Dick is survived by his wife of 48 years Marilyn Collins of Eaton; stepdaughter Yolanda (Doug) Haston of Eaton; and sister Janet Diehl of Dayton and her family.  He also was survived by his children Cindy Roberts, Marty Collins and Keri McQuiston.  A private service will be held at the convenience of the family.  Gard Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Eaton is assisting the family with arrangements.  Memorial contributions may be sent to the Eaton Fire & EMS, 324 N. Maple St., Eaton, OH 45320 or Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Avenue, Dayton, Ohio 45420 would be greatly appreciated.  Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gardfuneralhome.com.



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So sorry for your loss of Dick...may memories help your hearts heal.❣

Renita Back Jun 18 2022 10:45 PM

So Sorry for your Loss.
Sandy ( Bradley) Logan

SANDY LOGAN May 30 2022 1:19 PM

Our deepest condolences. Praying for you all. Anything we can do
Rick and Merrilyn McKee.

Rick McKee May 27 2022 2:38 PM

Sorry to hear this, praying for the family. Richard was a cousin, wish I could have known him better.

Janet carico fritts May 26 2022 10:05 AM

So sorry to hear of Dick's passing. Thoughts & prayers for peace & comfort for all of you.

Sandra Beckett May 26 2022 9:31 AM

Marilyn and Yolonda, you have my deepest sympathy on the passing of Dick. May God give you peace and comfort.

Janet Woltja May 26 2022 9:17 AM

Marilyn, I am so sorry for your loss, praying for Gods comfort and peace at this difficult time.

Verna G Smith May 25 2022 8:29 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard L. "Dick" Collins

Jean Dawson May 25 2022 5:28 PM