Edward C. Collins

August 29, 2021

Edward Collins Obituary

Edward has earned his wings. He answered the call on Sunday, August 29, 2021 in Trenton, New Jersey and took his final flight home. As a result, our hearts are less bright, but we know the heavens are filled with extra doses of love, joy, peace and laughter. 

Edward Charles Collins, born December 14, 1951 in Virginia to Maggie and George Collins. 

He was educated in the Columbus public school system. He was employed at Notre Dame High School and the Occupational Training Center as a custodian. 

In his leisure time, Edward enjoyed drawing, building doll houses, and building ferris wheels out of hangers. He was a faithful member of Church of Christ. He loved going to church and serving the Lord. Uncle Eddie was a very humble man arid he will be truly missed. 

Uncle Eddie would pray and pray and his favorite saying was, "The Bible is the Best Book in the world". We love you Uncle Eddie. 

He was preceded in death by his mother Maggie; his father George Collins; his sisters Helen Collins and Mary Collins; his brothers and sisters-in-law Herbert Collins (Maria), George Collins (Nell), James Collins, Gene Collins and Leroy Collins; a brother-in-law Ellis Gibson. 

Edward's memory will be cherished and forever remembered by his two sisters Louise Gibson and Delores Minick (Andrew); a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. 


Funeral service will be 1pm Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at Hughes Funeral Home, 324 Bellevue Ave., Trenton, NJ 08618. Calling hour will be 12pm until the time of service. Interment will be at Fountain Lawn Memorial Park, Ewing, NJ.

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24 Hour Viewing
September 7, 2021

12:00 PM
Hughes Funeral Home
324 Bellevue Ave, Trenton
Trenton, NJ 08618

Funeral Service
September 7, 2021

1:00 PM
Hughes Funeral Home
324 Bellevue Ave, Trenton
Trenton, NJ 08618


Fountain Lawn Memorial Park


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