September 29, 2012
Green Springs OH 10/3/2012 14:00:00
Green Springs OH 10/4/2012 11:00:00
Joshua Matthew James Collins, age 19, resident of Attica, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at Toledo St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, following injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. He was born on August 4, 1993 in Norwalk, Ohio, to Billy James Collins Jr and Cheryl (Bolen) Collins. Josh graduated with honors from Seneca East High School. He was currently attending North Central College in Mansfield, where he wanted to be a physical therapist. Josh enjoyed playing his guitar.
Josh is survived by his father, Billy James Collins Jr. of Attica; mother, Cheryl Collins of Greenwich; three sisters, Kimberly (Jeffrey) Keysor of Norwalk, Ashley Collins and Chyann Collins, both of Willard; four nephews and one niece; grandparents, Kathy (Tim) Kilgore of Willard, Bill (Phyllis) Collins of Attica and Burt (Doris) Bolen of Willard; and girlfriend, Johni Hamons of Republic.
Friends may call on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. at the United Baptist Church in Green Springs, Ohio, where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 11:00 AM. Pastor Dave Spradlin will officiate. Burial will be held on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 3:00 PM at Maple Grove Cemetery in New Haven, Ohio. Online condolences can be left for the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com.
I work at Seneca East as a substitute teacher and had the opportunity to get to know Josh during his senior year. He was truly a wonderful young man, always very polite. I will continue to pray for your family during this most difficult time.
Kathy, my sincere sympathy to you and the family with the loss of your grandson. My you receive God’s healing grace to help you through the difficult times ahead.
COLLINS FAMILY; HE WILL BE REMEMBERED, IN EVERY HEART HE TOUCHED, IN EVERY LIFE HE CHANGED, IN EVERY THOUGHT HE INSPIRED, HIS LOVE LIVES ON. THINKING OF ALL OF YOU AT THIS VERY SAD TIME AND REMEMBERING JOSH AND WHAT A WONDERFUL MAN HE WAS. WE ARE KEEPING ALL OF YOU IN OUR PRAYERS.
WITH GREAT SYMPATHY FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.
PAM & KEVIN SIESEL. ( AND ALL OF THE STUDENTS ON BUS 6 )
Cheri – Our deepest sympathies to you and your family. Nothing will take away the pain of your loss but please find comfort in knowing that you are in our thoughts and prayers through this difficult time. May God hold you in his hands and get you through the heartache in the days to come. ~ Michelle, Dustin & Harold Smith (Class of 2012)
Kathy and family,
I can not express the sadness I feel for you. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Sending strenth and courage.
We are truly sorry for your loss. Josh was a wonderful young man. We continue to pray for you and may God comfort you during this difficult time. God Bless, Joe and Danielle Clime
Larry and I send our condolences to Cheri and all of the Family for their loss. So sorry that this has happened. Josh is one of God’s Angels now.
Our best regards:
Larry and Jeanie Workman
Dear Family of Josh, We extend our condolences to all of you at this most difficult time. May God give you the strength to carry on is our prayers.Love,Larry and Patsy
Dear Collins Family, I am terribly sorry for your loss. Josh was a great person and I enjoyed having him as a classmate. We were all blessed to have had him in our lives and in our Seneca East family. Your family is in my prayers. With deepest sympathy, Jessica Lucius
Bill, Phyllis, Billy, Jr. and all the family,
It is so sad that Josh has had to leave us at such an early age. May the wonderful of him comfort you and most of all may God hold you in His loving and comforting arms. We love you all very much.
God bless you,
Bro Dennis and Sis Nelvia
So sorry for your loss. Praying that the Lord’s wraps his big loving arms around you all.
lots of love and prayers
Terry & Rita Bryant