Mr. Irvin Darrell Collins, age 77 of Springhill, Arkansas passed away Friday, October 9, 2020 in Hope, Arkansas. He was born October 21, 1942 in Hope, Arkansas to Claude and Nelva Perryman Collins. He will be remembered as a loving, devoted husband and father who enjoyed pass times such as hunting, fishing, and especially picking at the grandkids. He was a dedicated member of Bethany Baptist Church in Spring Hill, AR with his wife, Martha. Mr. Collins retired from Hope Water & Light, as an Electrical Specialist Superintendent, after thirty-eight years of service and enjoyed singing at southern gospel gatherings and was also an active member of the SAWS Board of Directors. He is preceded in death by his parents, Sister: Jane Bland, Brother-in-law: Jerry Bland and one grandchild: Lance Collins.
He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years: Martha Tefteller Collins; Two sons: Tom Collins and Teresa of Springhill, AR; Steve Bruce and Shelia of Springhill, AR; Daughter: Tonya Reardon and Randy of Springhill, AR; Brother: Clay Collins and Liz of Hope, AR; Nine grandchildren: Taylor Bruce, Breanna Piña, Matthew Bruce, Summer Reardon, Kyle Reardon, Lexi Collins, Wanda Collins, Ashley Collins, Jimmy Dodge, as well as great-grandchildren and a host of friends.
Walk-through visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Saturday, October 10, 2020.
Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Sunday, October 11, 2020 in the BRAZZEL/Oakcrest Chapel with Bro. Eric Fisher and Bro. Taylor Bruce officiating. Burial to follow at Anderson Cemetery in Springhill, AR. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of BRAZZEL/Oakcrest The Funeral Home of Hope, Eddie Brazzel Director. Online condolences: www.brazzelfuneralhomes.com