Funeral services for David Nicholas Collins of Winona were at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, October 28, in the Oliver Funeral Home Chapel, with burial following in Vaiden Cemetery in Vaiden. Rev. Leon Holly, Rev. John L. Walker, Rev. Rusty Keen, and Rev. Todd Watson officiated the services.
Visitation was Sunday, October 27, from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m., at Oliver Funeral Home.
Mr. Collins, 31, died at his residence on Thursday, October 24.
Mr. Collins was a 2000 graduate of Winona Academy and attended Holmes Community College and Copiah-Lincoln Community College. He was a tremendous University of Mississippi fan. He is survived by his wife, Jennifer Collins of Philadelphia; two sons, Christian Collins and Logan Collins of Philadelphia; his mother, Andrea Collins of Winona; his father, David Collins and wife, Vicky, of Starkville; sister, Cassandra "Cass" Collins of San Francisco, Ca.; maternal grandmother, Fern Tate of Vaiden; paternal grandmother, Rosa Collins of Winona; and a host of aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Pallbearers were Tyler Alldread, Jeffrey Boyette, Phillip Tate, Anthony Tate, Randy Sutton, John Luke Weaver, Adam Jones, Travis McDonald, Daniel Patterson, and Jonathan Gibson.
Memorial contributions may be made to Christ's Cross at the Crossroads in Winona.
An online guestbook is available at www.ofhwinona.com.