Rickie Joe Collins

Rickie Collins

Rickie Joe Collins, 58, of the Ashland Community passed away Sunday evening at the Northridge Hospital in Commerce.

Born May 26, 1957 in Commerce, GA, he was the son of the late J C and Emma Nell Hubbard Collins. He was the brother of the late Nelson Collins. He was a retired electrician with Crumley Electric Co.

Survivors include his wife, Janet Westbrook Collins; sons, Ryan Westbrook and Joey Collins of the home, Jason Collins and Ricky Collins of Eatonton, GA; daughters, Kimberly Jo Warren, of Millegdeville, and Kathy Jo Collins, of North Carolina; brothers Michael Collins, and Johnny Collins; and fourteen grandchildren.

Memorial services will be Saturday morning at 11am at the Nails Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Duane Eller. The family respectfully requests that in lieu of flowers,  donations be made to Ginn Funeral Home, P. O. Box 37, Carnesville, GA 30521 to assist with final expenses.


  1. Janet, sorry to hear this news, please except my sincere condolences.

  2. I’m so sorry to hear about your husband’s passing, and I pray that you can find a place of calm during this great struggle. May God comfort you soon.

  3. Diane and Jeff
    August 4, 2015 - 4:30 pm

    Janet, Joey and Ryan, we are so sorry for your loss. Ricky was a great guy and will be missed! Our prayers are with your family.

  4. Janet, Ryan and Joey we are so sorry for your loss. Know that our prayers are with you.

  5. Michelle Anderson
    August 4, 2015 - 9:24 am

    Rest in peace Uncle Ricky . Memories of you will forever be in our hearts. Condolences to my family and friends.
    Michelle & Frank Anderson

  6. Sharon and Buckie Matthews
    August 3, 2015 - 7:30 pm

    Janet we are so sorry for your loss ,and will keep you and Ryan and Joey in our prayers. I know that Jason Kim Little Rick and Kathy will forever miss there fathers. Our sympathy and prayersare with you . Sharon and Buckie Matthews

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