Floyd Ray Collins, 64, of Croft Manor, Pembroke, departed this life Friday afternoon, March 2, 2012 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital after a long illness. Born in Mullens, WV on June 11, 1947 he was a son of the late Corbet and Gerthie Snider Collins. He was preceded in death by his parents, his companion Ruby Robbins, his brothers June Bug and Randy Collins and his sisters Eleanor Meadows, and Anita Meadows. He had been employed as a truck driver with the Town of Christiansburg. He and Ruby attended The Pembroke Christian Church as long as she lived.
He leaves to cherish his memory his step-daughter and caregiver Peggy and her husband John Hale of Pembroke; his brothers Bert Collins of Blacksburg and Carl Collins of Narrows; his sisters Judy Meadows of Radford and Mary Austin of Dublin; his step grand-daughter Lorie Hale; and his step-great-grandson Trevor and Devin Hale.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 am in The Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke with burial following in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday evening from 6 until 8 pm. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.