Funeral services for Leon Collins, Sr. will be held  2 p.m., Saturday,  Aug. 5, at New Faith M. B. Church.

Funeral services for Leon Collins, Sr. will be held  2 p.m., Saturday,  Aug. 5, at New Faith M. B. Church. Visitation will be held 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 4, at New Faith M.B. Church. Interment will be in Oneida Community Cemetery.

 

Leon Collins, Sr. (Nunchie) was born Sept. 2, 1939 to the late Leroy and Rosie Collins in Wabash.

 

He confessed a hope in Christ at Morning Star M. B. Church at a young age.

 

He attended school at Oneida l

 

He loved doing farm work, gardening, working with his hands, fixing cars, lawn mowers, tractors, etc... and watching wrestling and westerns on TV.

 

Looking after his favorite aunt Clemmie, was the joy of his life.

 

He will truly be missed in the Oneida, Lake View, Wabash and Elaine areas.

 

Leon made his transition on July 27, 2017 at tSt. Vincent Medical Center in Little Rock.

 

Preceding him in death were is parents, brothers, Roosevelt, Carl, Ben L., and a sister, Beatrice Harden.

 

Forever cherishing his memory, are his son, Leon Collins, Jr. and the entire Otis family; his daughter, Lisa Fulmore of Richmond, California; 3 grandchildren; 4 brothers, John, Walter, Donnie Ray and Larry; 3 sisters, Janet, Beulah and Mary Lee; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends who will miss him dearly.