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Charles “Charlie” Collins, 1948-2019

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Posted: Monday, February 11, 2019 7:58 pm | Updated: 7:28 pm, Tue Feb 12, 2019.

Charles Wayne “Charlie” Collins, 70, of Dayton passed away Sunday, Feb. 10, at his residence.

Charlie was born Sept. 17, 1948 in Austin to parents Marion Stephen and Ellen Thornton. Collins, a former resident of Pasadena, and has resided in Dayton for the past 39 years. He was a graduate of McCallum High School, attended San Jacinto Community College, and was a retired operations superintendent in the petrochemical industry. Charlie held membership at the Crosby Church and the Oasis Club. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and supporting his Texas Longhorns.

Mr. Collins was preceded in death by his parents; wife Sandra E. “Sandy” Willis Collins, brother Marion Junior Collins, aunt  Mildred Collins, and uncle Vurl B. Collins. He is survived by his sons, Mark A. Collins and wife Shannon and Stephen Collins and wife Nichole; daughter,  Sonya L. Smith-Hazell and husband Dominic; grandchildren, Tayriel, Tori, Maci, Gabrielle, Alexandra, Elizabeth, Kayla and husband Josh, Austin and Noah; cousins, Sharon and Brenda Collins; special friends, Bobby and Kristen Rich, Jaenique and Shae Jefferson, and Shelby and Roland Matthews; numerous other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, at the Crespo & Jirrels Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Feb. 15, at the Crosby Church with interment following at Palms Memorial Park in Dayton.

Crespo & Jirrels Funeral and Cremation Services, 6123 Garth Rd., Baytown, TX 77521 — 281-839-0700 —

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