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“To Ed's families, we will always cherish the friendship and camaraderie we had together for over 20 years. Our condolences and prayers to the...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Jim & Lynn Bong - Dallas, TX

“Thanks for the memories! ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Lesa Russo - Dallas, TX - Friend

“eddie....you were a great father in law that i had for 14 years......i have lots of great memories that i will never forget.......thank you for all...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Annette Furrow Collins - TX

“It was a privlege to have met Ed back in 2001 when we made the maiden voyage trip on the USS Iwo Jima and also at family reunions. He and Barbara...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Gene Furrow - Strawberry Plains, TN

“Grandpa, I know you'll never read this, but I also know that you know my heart and I'm happy that you aren't hurting anymore. I know you and Grandma...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Chris Collins - Farmers Branch, TX

“Ed was like a second father to me when I moved to Dallas. We had many great times together, both in Dallas, and away on many trips. He was the...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Mike Gustafson - Atlanta, GA

“my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: michelle torrens - vermilion, OH

“You will be missed more than you will ever know. Thanks for all the memories. We love you ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Larry & Cindy - Irving, TX


COLLINS, BERNARD EDWARD born December 27, 1933 in Wolf Point, MT and passed away January 5, 2013 in Dallas, TX. He was preceded in death by wife, Barbara J. Collins; sister, Rita Everett Gillingham and brother, Chuck Collins. Ed is survived by his children, Cameron (Anne) Collins, Monte (Vicki) Collins, Tom (Sandy) Collins and Christy (Rick) Gallipeau; sisters, Connie (Tom) Young, Charlene Houts and Lilly Jackson; 6 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. After retirement, Ed and Barbara traveled the world, hosting friends and family on many trips. Ed and Barbara both enjoyed entertaining friends and family at their North Dallas home and were very active in their Home Owners Association. Ed will be best remembered for his hard work, attention to detail, his generosity and his love for his family and friends.

Family will receive friends from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at Restland Funeral Home. Service will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, January 10 at Restland Memorial Chapel with interment following at Hilltop Cemetery, 1810 N. Perry Rd, Carrollton, TX. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.