Frank Collins JR., 88, of Lookout Valley, Went home to be with the lord on the morning of July 21st, 2022.
Frank was a longtime member of Lookout Valley Baptist Church and enjoyed Sunday’s there with his family. He retired from Vulcan
Materials after 40 years of service where he worked as a crane operator. He was a 50 year member of the Operating Engineer’s Union local #917. Frank was a member of the Masonic Lodge for 68 years. After retirement, he enjoyed spending time with his family, working on projects, gardening, and listening to Southern Gospel Music.
He was proceeded in death by his daughter, Rhonda Collins Hale; parents, Frank and Myrtle Collins; and sister, Joyce Turnmire.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Niota Collins, Sons: Jack(April) Collins and Eric(Kelly) Collins. Grandchildren: Josh Hale, Jordan Hale, Mathew(Carlie) Collins, Starla(Robert) Melkersen, and Bailey Collins. His Sister, Francis Davis. and 8 great-Grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 23rd, 2022 at 3pm in the South Crest Chapel with Pastor Troy Walliser officiating.
Graveside services will be held on Monday, July 25th, 2022 at 1pm in the Hamblen Memory Gardens, 5421 E. Andres Johnson Hwy Morristown, TN 37814.
To share condolences and view a live stream of the funeral service please visit lane-southcrestchapel.com
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made a local church or your choosing.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, July 23rd, 2022 from 12pm until the funeral hour in the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, Rossville.