Peterson Funeral Chapel

            Donald Floyd Collins, 72, of Aurora passed away Saturday, November 21, 2020 in his home.

            He was born to Floyd and Edith Welch Collins on October 7, 1948 in Joplin, MO.

            Survivors include his life partner, Effie (Raley) Collins; five sons, Michael Collins of Aurora, MO., Donald Collins of Velma, OK., Kevin Collins of Battlefield, MO., David Collins and wife, Alisha of Paragould, AR. and Curtis Collins of Ozark, MO.; two daughters, Angela Williams and husband, Brian of Aurora and Kimberly Haley of Aurora; five sisters, Linda Garner of Joplin, MO., Carolyn Freiburger of Texas, Judy McCool of Roscoe, MN., Kay Graybill of Kansas City, MO. and Sue Atkeson of Chillicothe, MO.; 25 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

            He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Brian Collins and Joshua Collins; one granddaughter, Jessica Darnell; three brothers, Bobby, Lonnie and Larry Collins; and one sister, Helen Stephens.

            Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 25 at 2:00 p.m. in the Peterson Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Maple Park Cemetery.

            Visitation will be held Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. in the funeral home.