Walter Till Collins

Walter Till Collins, 76, of Simpsonville, husband of Mary Long Collins for 56 years, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, August 2, 2019.

Born in Greenville, he was a son of the late Lonnie Ray Collins and Sarah Jane Ward Collins.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Collins is survived by one daughter, Kimberly (Doug) Robinson, Simpsonville, SC; son Rev. Jamey (Paula) Collins, Conway, SC; five grandchildren, Krystal (Dustin) Manwaring, Joshua (Shealy) Robinson, Noah Collins, Nickolas Collins, Cooper Collins; four great-grandchildren; and one brother, Butch Collins of Simpsonville, SC.

Mr. Collins was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Carl Collins and twin brother, Bill Collins.

A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, August 5, 2019 at 2:30 PM in the Cannon Funeral Home Chapel. Entombment will follow in the Cannon Memorial Park Mausoleum.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home starting at 1:00 PM prior to the service.

Condolences to the family of Walter Till Collins

  • Wilton L. Fowler
    3 weeks ago

    Best friends aren’t supposed to leave one another so sudden and you were my best friend. Mary, Jamey, Kim, this leaves a big hole in my heart as I know it does yours. There is consolation in knowing we shared some wonderful years together, from Conestee to Fort Jackson, to Simpsonville, never to far apart, but the greatest consolation is knowing that we shared the same Savior our Lord Jesus Christ and knowing that, I know I’ll see you again soon. I loved you like a brother Till as did all the Fowler family you were one of us. Rest in peace my brother, my comrade, thank you for your service to our country and thank you for always being on my side no matter what. Our love and prayers to the family, heaven was just made a little sweeter. Joan and I stand ready to help if needed, please don’t hesitate to ask.
    Wilton, Joan, Dawn and Ronald Fowler

  • Ray Brown
    3 weeks ago

    To the entire Collins family. I have know Till for a long time, I was happy to be able to call him my friend. Till never met a stranger, and he always had a warm greeting and a sweet smile . He was always ready to help his fellow man in anyway he could. I along with the family and all that knew him, will sorely miss him. We as Christians will be looking forward to seeing him,in Glory, some sweet day.

    Ray Brown

  • Thelma & Kirby Ballew
    3 weeks ago

    Mary, Jamie & Kim
    It is a sad time, in life, when we lose someone we have known, as long as we have known Till. When he was at Exxon, i depended on him to keep my car running! Kirby and I both enjoyed him when we were at Cannon, together. We were in church together, many years. I remember him playing guitar at Lloyd’s! He loved Country Music! We know through faith, we will see him again. Love to all. Thelma & Kirby Ballew.

  • Gary Sparks
    3 weeks ago

    Praying for your family I always thought the world of Till . We will miss him and I know that he was loved by him family and friends. I know that he loved Jesus and he is in heaven with his Lord and Savior. I know that we will see him again on the other side.

  • Elaine duvall
    3 weeks ago

    Mary, I was so surprised and sad to hear about Till. I was trying to call you about Aunt Vivian dying this morning but you have more things going on right now. If there is anything I can do for you call me. All my love Elaine 346 4722

  • Francine Hinesv
    3 weeks ago

    My prayers and thoughts are with u. Mary and all the children
    Bless u during this time we love u all Francine and Bruce Hines

  • Kim Leitner
    3 weeks ago

    My prayers and thoughts -we have had a wonderful friendship through many years and I will remember some of our pleasant times together, love to you,

  • Joe and Mikelene Loe
    3 weeks ago

    Was so sorry to hear about Til’s passing..He was a very special man that was loved by many..He will surely be missed..We will keep you and the family in our prayers.

  • Sorry that I could not attend the funeral. Till was a great friend, as well as all the family. Lots of good memories. Hope to see some of you soon. God’s blessings to you all.

  • Chris Hallberg
    3 weeks ago

    Mr Till was one of a kind and we all know for sure he is with our lord and savior. I wish I could have seen you one last time to say how much you were loved and respected. Most of us learned some sort of lesson or heard many stories from Till and I cherish every one I have. Mr Till is up in heaving singing down to all of us now oh how i can hear your voice. You will be forever missed and you family in my prayers. God bless you and your family.

  • Wayne & Diane Davenport
    3 weeks ago

    So sorry to hear about Till’s passing…always thought so much of him…Prayers sent to the family…

  • Dollie & H.E. Tuttle
    3 weeks ago

    To the family,
    H.E. and I were so sorry to learn of Til’s passing. We have been out of town and only found out today. He was a true friend to all and will be missed. Our prayers are with you all.

  • Gary King & Family
    2 weeks ago

    Our Thoughts and Prayers in the time of your loss May God ease your pain ..

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