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Floyd Edward "Bodie"
Collins

October 19, 1928 – October 26, 2018

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Obituary for Floyd Edward "Bodie" Collins

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Floyd Edward “Bodie” Collins, 90, of Glenwood Springs passed away October 26, 2018. Bodie was born October 19, 1928 in Simenial, Oklahoma. Bodie moved to Carthage, Texas when he was 14 years old. In 1948 he met and married his loving wife Virginia. Bodie is survived by his four amazing children. Mike (Debbie) Collins, Dan (Lela) Collins, Janet (Scott) Balcomb, and Bill (Kim) Collins. Sister Dee Blacklaw, 13 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren. Bodie was preceded in death by his loving wife Virginia, his parents Bill and Maude, brother Walter, sister Dorothy, and daughter in law Kim Collins. Bodie has been working in the oil field industry since 1942 where he traveled from Texas to North Dakota. Bodie and his family moved to the Roaring Fork Valley in 1965 where Bodie founded his company Collins Drilling and Pump Service and raised his family. Bodie was an avid artist which started with pencil drawings and moved into metal work. He was a member of the National Guard, Masons, and Elks. Bodie who became an icon in the valley due to all of the lives he has touched and the friendships he has made, he will be forever remembered and dearly missed.

Service Information

When
Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 11:00am
Location
Highland Cemetery
Address
New Castle, CO

Interment Information

Location
Highlands Cemetery
Address
1009 Clubhouse Dr, New Castle, CO 81647
New Castle, CO 81601