Samuel V. Collins, 86


Samuel V. Collins, 86, of Lavonia Ga., passed away on March 2, 2016 with his wife and immediate family present.

Sam was a Marine and commercial builder in Atlanta and the southeast. His favorite yet most challenging building was the Greek Orthodox Church in Atlanta. His greatest joy in life was spending time with family and close friends.

Sam was proceeded in death by his daughter Janice C. Butler.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Merle S. Collins; three children, David Collins (Bobbie), Joy Henry (Leon), and Jill Collins; and son-in-law, Steven Butler (Susan). His grandchildren Brian Collins (Kelly) Leslie Cagle (Jamey), Brandon Butler (Holly) Brett Butler, and sister Mary Reynolds, and brothers, Charles and Ralph Reynolds.

There will be no public service. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the charity of your choice.

  Carl J Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville –