Wayne E. Collins, Millsboro resident

October 15, 2020

Wayne E. Collins, 67, of Millsboro passed away Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, at Tidal Health Nanticoke.

Wayne was born March 20, 1953, in Salisbury, Md., to the late Merrill W. and Gladys Rogers Collins. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by four siblings, Roland M. Collins, Ervin L. Collins, Caroline C. Joseph and Becky L. Murray.

He is survived by his devoted wife of  44 years, Mary Alice Collins of Millsboro; one son, Wesley N. Collins and his wife Shari of Millsboro; two sisters, Rachel A. Rust (Dale) of Millsboro, and Barbara J. Collins (Bryant) of Willards, Md. He also leaves behind two grandsons, Trevor N. Collins and Caden B. Collins, as well as a granddog, Colt. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

A viewing will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 17, at Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 18, at the Laurel Wesleyan Church, 30186 Seaford Road, Laurel. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Millsboro.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in Wayne’s memory to the Laurel Wesleyan Church, 30186 Seaford Road, Laurel, DE 19956.

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