Billy J. Collins, Jr.

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4982 Henry Road Plymouth OH 44865 9/14/2017 16:00:00

4982 Henry Road Plymouth OH 44865 9/16/2017 11:00:00

Billy James Collins, Jr. died Sunday evening, September 10, 2017 from a fatal myocardial infarction and was pronounced at Mercy Hospital of Willard. He was the oldest child of Billy James Collins, Sr. and Kathy (Parrigan) Kilgore. He loved to watch football and basketball on the television and in person. He especially liked to dabble in woodworking and made gifts for his family and friends. His children were the light of his life and he loved them dearly.
Billy experienced a lot of sadness in his life, especially the loss of his oldest son, Joshua Collins, in a fatal motor vehicle accident in September 2012. He leaves behind four other children to mourn his loss, Kimberly (Jeff) Keysor of Plymouth, Ashley Collins of Olena, Chyann Collins of Ashland, and Leland Collins at home. In addition to his parents, he is survived by step-mother, Phyllis Collins and step father, Timothy Kilgore; FiancĂ©’, Terri Cook of Ashland; grandchildren, Donavon and Cayden Keene, Christian, Tyler, and Kaylianna Keysor, Joshua Collins (JJ), and Kaylee Mitchell; a special nephew, Michael Collins; four brothers, Terry Parrigan of Plymouth,Travis Mullins of Wellington, David Brown and Jason Brown; a sister, Maria Banny-Kramp; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Preceding him in death was two brothers, Bradley Collins and Timothy Parrigan; a sister, Gennifer Collins; grandparents, Leon and Geneva Parrigan, Willie and Rachel Collins; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Family and friends may gather at the Little Rebecca Old Regular Baptist Church, Plymouth, Ohio on Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM with a church service at 6:00 PM. Calling hours will continue all day on Friday, September 15, 2017 with a church service at 6:00 PM. The funeral service will be on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Little Rebecca with the old regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in New Haven, Ohio. Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting


Pastor Doc & Sheila Burrows - Sep 15, 2017

Kathy, Time and Family; Our love and prayers are with you during this time of your loss. Lean on the Lord for His strength…love

Christine Donnersbach - Sep 13, 2017

Kathy and Family, My heart is breaking for you upon hearing the news of Billy’s Death… He was such a wonderful person and he brings memories back from 35yrs ago.. Just know you are in my thoughts and prayers and if there is anything I can do please let me know even if it’s there to be with you … i totally understand…. Thoughts, Prayers, Hugs Love Chris Donnersbach

Jamie Krabill - Sep 13, 2017

Kathy.. I am very sorry to hear about your son. Please know I am thinking of you and your family during this difficult time!

Kelly Hicks - Sep 11, 2017

Kathy my heart breaks for you! I’m so sad to hear about Billy.
You’re in my thoughts and prayers.

Buddy an Renee - Sep 11, 2017

Uncle Bill , kimmy and all our heart hurt for your loss. We had just talked to him a week ago at Country Kitchen. We pray god supplies his loving arms around you all for peace an comfort.