James “Ed” Collins, 93, of Botetourt, died Friday, March 24, 2017.
He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Josephine Collins; children, James Edward Carter (Margo), Butch Carter (Diana), Mike Collins (Debbie), Frank Collins, Brenda Fowler (Thomas) and Frances Lynn Hunter; brother, Ira Collins (Mildred); sister, Juanita Smith (Burton); grandchildren, Laurey Carter (deceased), Tara Carter, Jason Carter, Penny Moore, Greg Fowler and Shonda Bourne our angel and David Fowler; great-grandchildren, Samantha Carter, Trinity Moore and Lauren Moore; great-great-grandchildren, Dillon Moore, Jake Moore, Mason Moore and Paisley Moore; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
The family would like to thank the 6 West and ICU nurses and staff at Lewis Gale Hospital for all the care and support.
A memorial service celebrating Ed’s life will be conducted at 6:00 PM, Monday, March 27, 2017 at Mill Creek Baptist Church, 11475 Lee Hwy, Fincastle, VA 24090 with Pastor J.R. Graybill.
March 27, 2017
Mill Creek Baptist Church
11475 Lee Highway
Fincastle, VA 24090