Robert David Collins

  • Born: December 15, 1943
  • Died: March 3, 2018
  • Location: Madison, Connecticut

Tribute & Message From The Family

Robert was born on December 15, 1943 and passed away on Saturday, March 3, 2018.

Robert was a resident of Madison, Connecticut at the time of passing.

He attended three different high schools in four years, the McBurney School, White Plains HS, and Sandia HS.

Friends ae invited to calling hours at the Guilford Funeral Home, 115 Church Street, Guilford on Thursday, March 8 from 4 - 7 pm. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday, March 9 at 11am at St. Margaret's Church, 24 Academy St, Madison. Burial will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Bobby's name to the Michael J. Fox Foundation PO Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014; https://www.michaeljfox.org/get-involved/donation2.php ; for Parkinson's Research.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Sorry to hear of Bob's passing... RIP! Our thoughts & prayers go out all the Collins .... Brenda, Derek, Justin, Courtney and the rest of your family.

Posted by Ann & Len Farrell    March 10, 2018

Bob was an inspiration to me and many others. His work and play ethics were unsurpassed. He was one of the most knowledgeable people in railroading and more than willing to share that knowledge with anyone who needed it. Nobody worked harder at the gym than Bob. I admire the way he faced Parkinson's head on, not letting that nasty disease hold him back. You are a hero to me. I look forward to playing golf with you in Paradise. I am going to need a mulligan on both sides and a stroke a hole.
God speed, God bless.
Leo

Posted by Leo Whelan Jr. - Branford, CT - friend   March 09, 2018

Bob was a true gentleman and a joy to work with, a true professional who made it easy to spend countless hours together at work seem like minutes . Loved talking sports and RR with him and will dearly miss his humor .

Posted by r. j. alexander - trumbjull, CT   March 07, 2018

Bobby will be missed by his many golfing buddies as well as the Madison community. He was a superb coach and a wonderful model for his athletes. My he Rest In Peace

Posted by George Smith - New York, NY   March 07, 2018

Bobby will be missed by his many golfing buddies as well as the Madison community. He was a superb coach always playing the game with integrity. He was an excellent model for his athletes. May he finall Rest In Peace. JF

Posted by George Smith - New York, NY   March 07, 2018