Obituary of Joe Collins
Joe Collins was born in Cushing, Oklahoma on November 21, 1945 to parents William H. Collins and Marcine Lavay (Poulter) Collins. He married LaWanda Kay Collins on January 24, 1969. The couple was blessed with one son, Chris, two grand children, Caylin and Cale, and one great-grand child, Izzy.
Joe was in the U.S. Air Force from 1964 to 1968, holding the rank of Sgt with service in Vietnam. He also worked as an investigator for the OSBI and lastly with the Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office.
Joe loved traveling with Kay, his grandchildren, and many, many friends throughout the years. If he wasn’t traveling, you could catch him at an OU Sooner football game. He loved teaching his grandchildren about history throughout vacations they took.
He took his final journey on February 6, 2024 to Heaven where he met his Lord and was reunited with his beloved wife Kay; parents, William and Marcine; and brother Bill Collins. He leaves behind to cherish his memory, son, Chris Collins; grandchildren, Caylin Inks and Cale Collins; great-grand child, Izzy Inks, as well as many other family members and friends. He was greatly loved by his family who will always remember him as an honest man, a great dad, and kind soul.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Joe Collins, please visit Tribute Store