Henry F. "Hank" Collins Jr.

GIBSON CITY — Henry F.  “Hank” Collins Jr., 61, of Gibson City, died at 9:52 a.m. Saturday, March 3, 2018, at Heartland Health Care Center in Paxton.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 10, at Lamb Funeral Home in Gibson City with the Rev. Nick Carlson officiating. Burial will be in Pine Ridge Cemetery in Loda. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 10, at the funeral home.

Mr. Collins was born April 7, 1956, in Welch, W.Va., a son of Henry F. And Shirley D. Davis Collins. He married Sherrie Hudson on Oct. 24, 1998. She died Nov. 17, 2017.

Surviving are a step-daughter, Billie Jo (Andy) Wilken of Paris, Ill.; two sisters, Connie (Jim) Quinn of Doyletown, Pa., and Lee Ann (Doug) McMahon of Rantoul; his mother, Shirley Collins of Rantoul; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Collins worked at Collins-Aikman in Rantoul for many years. He enjoyed fishing and cars, especially Ford Mustangs. He was an avid NASCAR fan, especially of Dale Jarrett, and was a member of the Foosland Sportsman’s Club.

Memorials may be made to Transitions Hospice or the American Diabetes Association.

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