Gregory Ray Collins, 44, passed away Saturday, January 14, 2012 at Forsyth Medical Center. He was born June 6, 1967 in Yadkin County.
He graduated from UNC Ashville with a double major. Greg was known to be very adventurous and loved to travel the country.
He also loved to sing and was an actor in several movies. Greg had a heart of gold and would give his last dime to anyone. Surviving are his father, Donald Ray (Jeannie) Collins and mother, Ledean (Bobby) Collins Childress; brothers, Marty (Ashley) Collins, Josh (Carrie) Collins; special niece and nephew, Kylie and Luke Collins; step-sisters, Erica (Rodney) Shore, Melinda Payne; step-brothers, Shaun (Danielle) Stanley, Mark (Kim) Childress; Aunts, Hellon (Bernays) White, Mary (Paul) Holland, Norma (Don) Poindexter.
His memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Thursday, January 19, 2012 at Mt. Hermon Baptist Church by the Rev. James Pardue. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at Gentry Family Funeral Service in Yadkinville.
Memorials can be made to Mt Hermon Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 127 Chaney Lane, Dobson, NC 27017. Gentry Family Funeral Service in Yadkinville is serving the Collins family. Online condolences can be made at www.gentryfuneralservice.com.