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Rocky Wayne Collins

Rocky Wayne Collins, 61, of Huntington, passed away at 8:13 am Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023, at his residence. 

Rocky was born on Feb. 25, 1961, in Huntington, the son of Darl Collins and Barbara (Beeks) Collins. Rocky was a truck driver for Cline Transfer for many years. He was known for his creative side, whether it be crafting, building, woodworking, or even drawing and painting, Rocky was amazing at what he did. He also played guitar and cards with his family. He loved to watch the Indianapolis Colts and the Chicago Cubs. Rocky was a family man, to know him was to love him, he was funny and loving, and even said to be his great nephews and nieces' “favorite”. 

Survivors include his father, Darl Collins of Huntington; mother, Barbara Collins of Huntington; three sons, Derek W. Collins of Huntington, Justin E. Collins of Sparta, Tennessee, and Aaron D. (Krystal) Dodson of Sparta, Tennessee; daughter, Tasha M. (Jason) Johnson of Sparta, Tennessee; nine Grandchildren; two sisters, Robin J. (Eldon) Parker of Huntington, and Delena M. Collins of Huntington; and brother, Kyle E. Collins of Huntington. He is preceded in death by his brother, Robert Collins, sister, Kimmy Collins, and brother, Tom Collins. 

Visitation will be from 2 to - 6 p.m. Monday, Janu. 9, 2023, at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington, IN. Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, 2023, at Bailey-Love Mortuary with Rev. Matt Snodderly officiating. 

Preferred memorials are to be given to Bailey-Love Mortuary to assist with funeral expenses, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington, IN, 46750. 

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Bailey-Love Mortuary is honored to serve the family of Rocky Wayne Collins.