Winthrop B. Collins, Jr.
  • In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Lions Club.
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“Sorry to hear of Bud's passing thinking of you all.... ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Jeremy Purple - Rome, NY

“Bud Collins was just a neat, regular guy. I got to know him during our senior work- outs at the New Tampa YMCA. Most striking was has creative...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Roger Menke - tampa, FL

“Bud was a wonderful man. He loved life and laughter. He was a good dancer and a loyal friend. He will be missed by all who knew him. Sincerely,...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Betty Nutting - Tampa, FL

“Bud was a wonderful man. He loved life and laughter. He was a good dancer and a loyal friend. He will be missed by all who knew him. Sincerely,...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Betty Nutting - Tampa, FL

“I wish to extend to you and to members of your family my deepest sympathy on your loss. May the Lord’s loving promises comfort you and give you...Read More »
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Collins, Winthrop B.. "Bud"81,, of Lutz, passed away on December 15, 2012 at the Veterans Hospital in Tampa. Born in Providence, Rhode Island, he graduated from Bryant College and served in the Army during the Korean War as a P.T. boat driver. He also worked for SCM and moved to Syracuse, New York to open his own office machine sales and service business. Bud was active in the Lions Club serving as president, and a member of Bachelors and Belles serving on their board of directors. Also enjoyed dancing, stamping and watching the sun set at the beach. Survivors include his three children and five grandchildren .Graveside services with military honors will take place Wednesday, January 9,2013 , 11:30AM, at Florida National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Lions Club. Online condolences may be sent to www. blountcurrycarrollwood.com.