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Dale Shawn Collins, KINGSPORT

Published February 15th, 2014 10:40 pm

KINGSPORT — Dale Shawn Collins, 46, of Kingsport, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 11, 2014.
A native of Kingsport, Mr. Collins attended Daniel Boone High School. He was a Civil War re-enactor and an avid sketch & poetry artist. He attended Buffalo Ridge Baptist Church.
Dale was a loving son with many friends and will be greatly missed by all.
Preceded in death by Paternal Grandparents, Jessie James and Margaret Collins; Maternal Grandparents, James and Alma Davis.
Survivors include his Mother, Linda M. Hensley, of Kingsport; Father, Ben Collins and wife, Linda Gayle, of Gray, Tennessee; Sister, Maria Bennett and husband, Greg, of Gray, TN; Brothers, Todd Collins, of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Josh Hensley, of Kingsport, TN; Step Sister, Tammy Roark, of Johnson City, TN; Step Brother, Wayne Hutton, of Nashville, TN; Nieces, Summer Roberts, Destiny Hensley and Lily Hensley; and Great Nieces, Hannah Rhodes and Alanah Hammonds.
The family will receive friends Sunday, February 16, 2014, from 12:00-2:00 p.m. at Tri-Cities Funeral Home in Blountville.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Edward Davis, Pastor Jody Jenkins and Dr. Gene Lasley officiating.
Graveside services will follow at Tri-Cities Memory Gardens.
Tri-Cities Funeral Home & Memory Gardens are honored to serve the Collins Family.
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