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Thomas James Collins

Obituary for Thomas James Collins

June 28, 1930 - October 3, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 88

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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.

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  • 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.

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Porter Loring Mortuary

1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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