Keith C. Collins Sr., 71, of Chazy passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2020. He was born in Plattsburgh, NY on May 7, 1949 the son of Calvin and Mildred (Brileya) Collins.
Keith joined the United States Navy and was honorably discharged after serving his country for 10 years and a veteran of the Vietnam War. Keith retired as head cook at Clinton Correctional after 30 years of service. He was a true outdoorsman, enjoying camping, fishing and hunting. He had a love for music, playing many instruments, especially playing bass guitar for his band, JustUs.
He was predeceased by his parents, his son, Keith Jr., his brothers, David and Steve, and his nephew Kyle Dube.
Keith is survived by his wife of 50 years Dorla, his son, Darrell Collins and his wife Nancy, his grandchildren, Benjamin, Angelina and Marissa Collins, his sisters, Ann Collins and Katherine Dube, his sister-in-law, Cheryl Collins, and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Calling hours will be Sunday, September 13, 2020 from 2:00-5:00pm at the Brown Funeral Home, Plattsburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, September 14, 2020 at 11:00am at Sacred Heart Church, Chazy. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the American Heart Association or American Cancer Society.
Arrangements are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901. Online condolences may be offered at www.brownfuneralhomeinc.com.