Dennis “Buddy” Russell Collins, 62, passed away Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, at his home in State Road. Mr. Collins was born June 11, 1958, in Surry County to Russell and Nonnie Adams Collins. He retired from Surry Telephone and loved the outdoors, especially working with his cattle and farming.
In addition to his father, Mr. Collins was preceded in death by a sister, Terry Lou Collins; and a nephew, Mark Absher. He is survived by his mother; his loving wife of 35 years, Vicky Marsh Collins; a son, Shane (Amy) Collins; and two sisters, Marie Poteat and Ann (Jerry) Absher.
A graveside service will be conducted Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church cemetery with Rev. Jeremy Absher and Rev. Ricky Tucker officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice, P.O. Box 1267, Yadkinville, N.C., 27055.
Online condolences may be made at www.gentryfuneralservice.com. Gentry Family Funeral Service in Jonesville is serving the Collins family.