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Timothy D. Collins, beloved father, son and brother passed away on Monday, January 5, 2022. Timothy was born in Columbus, Georgia on December 17, 1983, to Gerald and Sheryl Collins.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents Gerald Collins, Sr., Martha Kelley Collins, Clifton Pitts, Josephine Harrison Pitts and his aunt, Deborah Poole.
He is survived by his only child, a son, Gabriel and Gabriel’s mother, Nellie, his parents, Gerald and Sheryl Collins, aunts; Rochelle Burnette, Cindy and Don Cotton, Terri Pitts, and S. Wayne Poole, brothers; Jaron (Cori) Collins of Villa Rica, Georgia (their children; Brice, Brayden, Macyn, Finley, Case and Nolan) and Aaron (Jihye) Collins of Fairhope, Alabama (and nephews Walker and Wyatt), cousins; Rhonda Poole (Keith) of Hendersonville, Kentucky, Amber Downs, Ashley Cotton, Aura Johnson, Adam Cotton Samantha Sobasky, John Daniel Sobasky, Dawn Burnett and Matt Burnett all of Columbus, Georgia, as well as numerous second cousins.
Tim was a graduate of Jordan Vocational School in 2002. Having spent many days on the ball field in his youth, he was an avid sports fan and enjoyed cheering on his teams, the Atlanta Braves and the Georgia Bulldogs. Tim was very patient and had a kind soul. He was the type of person that would give you the shirt off his back. He spent his weekends with his son Gabriel, fishing and him father-son life lessons. Tim enjoyed working on cars and engines, and was self employed doing landscaping for several long-time customers. He oved gardening and had a passion for growing a variety of vegetables and very hot peppers. Timothy was a blessing to have shared time with and he will be deeply missed.
Due to Covid and Omicron, only immediate family will be attending the funeral.
The Collins family is being assisted by Georgia Cremation, 7500 Veterans Parkway, Suite A, Columbus, Georgia 31909, 706-577-0055. The family invites you to leave a condolence or share a fond memory of Mr. Collins below.