Thomas James Collins

  • Born: June 28, 1930
  • Died: October 3, 2018
  • Location: San Antonio, Texas

Porter Loring Mortuary

1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
Tel. (210) 227-8221

Tribute & Message From The Family

Thomas James Collins, age 88, died in San Antonio, TX on October 3, 2018. Tom was born on June 28, 1930, to Rosa Lee and Harry H. Collins. Tom loved photography & travel, visiting all 50 states & 29 foreign countries. In his varied career he was a radio announcer, English Teacher, director of plays, and speech therapist. He taught at South San ISD and North East ISD. He was a member of Central Christian Church. Tom will be missed.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers Harry H. Collins & Bryan D. Collins; sisters-in-law Vera Collins & Joanne Collins; nephews Bryan Paul Collins & Barett L. McDonald.

He is survived by George Gregory his partner of 58 years; nephew Harry J. Collins (Barbara); nieces Carolyn (Odie) McDonald (Linley), Karen Roesch (Heinz), Shelley Knowles (Shane); cousin Marguerite Blackwelder, and many great, and great great nieces and nephews.

Memorial Service on Monday, October 15 at 5:00 pm at Central Christian Church.

Please, no flowers. If you would like to honor Tom, please donate to the Organ & Carillon Fund, Central Christian Church, 720 N. Main Ave. 78205.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Tom was a dear friend with whom I shared the pew in the bass/baritone section of the chancel choir at Central Christian Church. Extending the love, prayers and sympathies for myself and my husband, Bobby, to Tom's/partner of 58 YEARS, George Gregory.

Posted by Rev. Michael Richter - San Antonio, TX - friend   November 05, 2018

A good friend and patient since 1973. I always enjoyed visiting with Tom and hearing him laugh. I and my staff will miss him very much. Our prayers are with George and all those close to Tom.

Posted by Dr. Courtney Owen - San Antonio, TX - Friend   October 15, 2018

One of my favorite family members. You will be greatly missed. Prayers for George and all those who's hearts are broken and will miss you in their lives.

Posted by Brian Kinney - San Antonio, TX - family   October 13, 2018

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