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Joseph F. Collins

Obituary for Joseph F. Collins

December 1, 1929 - January 10, 2020
Greenwood, Indiana | Age 90


Joseph F. Collins

90 of Greenwood, Indiana passed away January 10, 2020. He was born on December 1, 1929 in Marion, Indiana to the late David F. & Lela (Martin) Collins. Joseph served in the United States Army during WWII and the Korean War. He went on to become a self-taught TV repairman. There wasn't anything he couldn't build or fix and he loved working with his hands. He later opened up his own TV repair shop named JFC Electronics for 21 years. Joseph also was a master jeweler and drove a school bus for Greenwood Community Schools. He was a member of Waverly Masonic Lodge #615 F&AM. Joseph was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Doris Jean "Mamaw" Collins and a brother, Tom Collins. He is survived by his children, Joseph A. "Tony" (Thu Tran) Collins, Richard (Cheryl) Collins, Tracy (Darryl) Woods; sister, Phyllis McCormick; six grandchildren, Clay Collins, Andrew (Nicole) Goebes, Cori Collins, Emily (Christopher) Adkins, Megan (Matthew) Goettl, Joseph (Fabio Deluca) Goebes and seven great grandchildren, Asiya Collins, Saif Collins, Riley Kate Goebes, Ciara Collins, Charlie Rose Collins, Connor Adkins and Ramona Goettl.

A celebration of Joseph's life will be private.

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