Thomas Guy Collins


Thomas Guy Collins, 68, of Seymour passed away Sunday, April 30, 2017, at Robley Rex Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Louisville, Kentucky.

Born Nov. 30, 1948, in Pennington Gap, Virginia, he was stepson of Orville Spence and the son of Ada Collins Spence, both of whom preceded him in death. On May 1, 1971, at Medora Christian Church, he married Marcia Lynn Price, who survives.

He retired from Seymour Tubing after 25 years of service. He loved racing radio-controlled cars, gardens and flowers, cross stitching and going on country cruise drives. He enjoyed his grandchildren and loved eating with his family at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store.

Other survivors include his daughter, LaWanda (Bradley) Tidd; son, Beary Collins; brother, William Spence; sister, Elizabeth Spence; grandchildren, Briar (Hannah Jenkins), Maggie (Cole Garriott) and Maeleigh Tidd, and Lucas, Jazmin, and Halie Collins; great-grandchildren, Zyan Faye and Nolan Thomas Eugene Tidd; and many family members.

Besides his parents; he was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Gale Spence.

A memorial service will be at 7 p.m.Wednesday at Voss & Sons Funeral Service with the Rev. Brien Stout officiating.

Friends and family may gather from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Voss Chapel. A flag presentation with “Taps” will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Memorials may be made to the Jackson County Veterans’ Service Office.

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