George A. Collins, age 88, of West Jefferson, Ohio, met his Savior on Saturday, January 1, 2022, while at home surrounded by his family. Born in Chillicothe, Ohio to the late George and Eva Grace Collins. George was a retired security Corrections Officer with the Chillicothe Corrections Center with 26 years of service. He was a member of Hayden Baptist Church in Hilliard, Ohio. For many years. George served as a Deacon and loved to sing gospel songs. His interests included going to church, camping and traveling with his family whom he dearly loved.
He was preceded in death by his first wife Wilma Fay Collins, brothers Ward, Marvin, and Donald and his sisters Alice and Dorothy. George is survived by his loving wife of 22 years, Mary Collins; daughter: Ella Mae Collins; and step-children: Phillip Johnson, Melinda (Chris) Bateman, Rosanna (Ron) Mansfield, Bonnie (Bob) Engle, and Darlene (Brian) McKay. He was blessed to have numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Family will welcome friends WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2022, from 5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M., at the TIDD FUNERAL HOME, DUBLIN-PLAIN CITY CHAPEL, 9720 State Route 161, Plain City, OH, 43064, (614) 733-0080. Graveside Service will be held Thursday, January 6, 2022, at 12:00 Noon, at Twin Township Cemetery, Bourneville, Ohio with Pastor Richard Vititoe officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN38105 or on-line: www.stjude.org. Please visit www.tiddfuneralhomes.com to share your favorite memories of George and to send your condolences to the Collins Family.