Charles L. Collins, 72, of Chester passed away Tuesday in Hospice and Community Care in Rock Hill. He was the son of the late Samuel Neely Collins and Helen Broome Collins. He was the husband of Sandra Robinson Collins of the home. He was the father of two sons, Randy Collins (Tiffany) of Burlington, NC and Neil Collins of Westminster, SC. He is also survived by two brothers, Jimmy Collins of Chester and Steve Collins (Joan) of Richburg; grandchildren, Kaytlyn Widner (Stanley), Kelly Collins, Courtney Collins, Harley Collins, Alyssa Grant, Savannah Collins and Samuel Collins; five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Edward, Harley, Wayne and Kenneth Collins.
Mr. Collins was a member of Lando Baptist Church. He enjoyed working in his yard, building and constructing projects and fishing. He was retired from MESCO Buildings and Kimbrell's Furniture.
The family is gathering at the home of Kaythlyn and Stanley Widner, 828 Maybens Mountain Road in Chester.
The celebration of life service will be held 1:00 p.m. Friday at The Community Church, Pastor David Sharrai will speak. Visitation will immediately follow.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials made to Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House, 2275 India Hook Rd., Rock Hill, SC 29732.
Pollard Funeral Home is serving the family.