Gardner Funeral Home

Isaac (I.W) William Collins
March 11th, 1938 - November 21st, 2018

Isaac (I.W) William Collins - b.1938-03-11 d.2018-11-21Isaac (I.W) William Collins, 80, of Check, went to his eternal home on November 21, 2018 surrounded by his loved ones. I.W was preceded in death by his parents: Raynard and Gertrude Collins of Riner, and sister Edna Thompson of Christiansburg. I.W is Survived by his wife of 60 years: Linita Martin Collins, and children: Rodney (Debbie) Collins, Pam (Lane) McAlexander, Robin (Lee) Naff, Barbara (Calvin) Conner, Ralph (Sheila) Collins, and Lisa (Donald) St.Clair, 13 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, siblings: Jerry Collins, Virginia (Sis) Poff, Frances Shillingberg, Harley Collins, and Elva Jones. I.W was known as a man with an incredible work ethic. He worked hard to take care of his wife and children. I.W was a member of the U.S National Guard successfully completing basic training in April of 1958. He made his living as a welder and master mechanic. He enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting, horseback riding, and family gatherings. I.W was a member of Stonewall Church of The Brethren where he served as Sunday School Superintendent for a number of years. Brandy, I. Ws special 4-legged friend brought him much pleasure the last several years of his life. Funeral services will be held on Sunday November 25, 2018 at 2pm at Gardner Funeral Home with Pastor Jerry Hylton, Pastor Darren Landon, along with children Rodney and Robin officiating. Interment will follow in Wilson cemetery. Friends may call after five on Saturday November 24, 2018 where the family will be from 5pm-8pm. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Floyd County Rescue Squad and Stonewall Methodist and Brethren Church.