Johnny Darrell Collins

February 15, 1970 - March 29, 2011

02/15/1970 - 03/29/2011

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Service
Saturday April 02, 2011
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
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Service
Sunday April 03, 2011
2:00 pm
Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
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Johnny Darrell Collins, 41, of Hendersonville, passed away Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at Pardee Hospital. He was a native and lifelong resident of Hendersonville. He was the son of the late Jimmie F. Collins, and Annie L. Moore of Horse Shoe.

He was employed by Selee Corporation as a team leader for eight years. He was of the Baptist faith. He coached Little League Baseball and Henderson County Softball.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his loving wife of six years, Aliva Collins; two daughters, Ashley Renee and Allisa Courtney Collins of the home; two step-children, Christopher Eugene Maggert, Jr. and Madison Nicole Maggert, of the home; one brother, Jimmie D. Collins of Hendersonville; one sister, Letha G. Collins of Forest City; one nephew, Jimi S. Ferguson of Forest City; his step-father, Roy L. Moore of Horse Shoe; mother and father-in-law, Ellen and Victor Hoots of Hendersonville; aunts, uncles, cousins , and other nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be at 2:00 pm Sunday, April 3, 2011, in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home, with Rev. Eddie Conard officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm Saturday in the chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Henderson County Little League Baseball and Youth Softball, c/o Aliva Collins, 177 Winsome Trail, Hendersonville, NC 28739.

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ALIVA COLLINS
7 years ago

I WOULD LIKE TO THANK EVERYONE. FOR ALL THE PRAYERS AND FOR ALL THAT HAS BEEN DONE FOR MY CHILDERN AND I. I CAN NOT SAY OR PUT INTO WORDS HOW MUCH THIS MEANS TO ME. JUST TO KNOW HOW MUCH YOU ALL LOVED JOHNNY.

JOHNNY WAS AND IS A GREAT MAN,HUSBAND,DADDY,SON,BROTHER AND FRIEND.HIS’ LIGHT WILL ALWAY’S BE BURNING IN EVERYONES HEARTS, JOHNNY HAS EVER TOUCHED. HIS SMILE WILL BE FOREVER IN EVERYONES MIND.

Becca Bullock
7 years ago

Dear Aliva, Christopher and the girls,

I am so sorry for your losse. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Love, Becca.

Brad and Paige Aytes
7 years ago

Our deepest sympathy to all the family. May God comfort Aliva and the children. And to bring strength and comfort to the rest of the family. We love you all. Brad and Paige

Wendi Williams
7 years ago

So sorry for your loss. With deepest sympathy, Wendi

Tanya Stempien Shook
7 years ago

I just wanted to give my condolences to your family. I am one of Chris’ teachers at West Henderson and my mother worked with Johnny at Selee. I know times like these are tough but the Lord has his plans. God Bless!

Janis Whitmire-Lance
7 years ago

My thoughts and prayers are with you. Know Johnny will live forever in your heart.

Gail Dellinger
7 years ago

Aliva and family,

My thoughts and prayers are with you. And I am so very sorry for your loss. With Love Gail Dellinger and family

Mark Morse
7 years ago

Johnny was an outstanding employee and a really good guy. We’ll miss him at SELEE, it’s just not the same without him. I enjoyed our chats on baseball, work, and family. If there’s anything we can do for Johnny’s family please let me know. e

Letha Collins
7 years ago

thank you all for the prayers and kind words My brother will all ways be in our hearts and never forgotten,he is in heaven with my daddy,love to all and may God bless us all in this time of hardship

Crystal Landers Capps and Family
7 years ago

Little Jimi your uncle was a wonderful man who will be truly missed if you or your mom need anything just let me know.