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Carson Perry Collins

March 24, 1937 — September 16, 2021

Carson Perry Collins

Chesterfield, SC

Mr. Carson Perry Collins, age 84, entered into rest on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at his home. Graveside services will be 2:00 PM Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery by Brent Taylor. Friends may view and pay their respects Saturday between the hours of 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM at Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home.

Due to COVID-19 regulations, our staff is committed to taking care of our guests and families that we serve. We also ask all guests and family members attending visitations and services to please continue social distancing and face coverings are strongly encouraged.

Mr. Collins was born March 24, 1937 in Chesterfield, SC a son of Tom and Sarah Elizabeth Sellers Collins. He was the owner and operator of Collins Small Engine Repair for over 40 years and a member of the Chesterfield Masonic Lodge 220. A man who never met a stranger, Carson enjoyed helping others with their small engine repairs, building and painting trailers, and working on tractors. He also enjoyed fishing, raising his goats, and cutting grass.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Collins was also preceded in death by 4 infant siblings, Bonnie Collins, Tony Collins, Freddie Collins and Sarah Collins; brothers, Oscar, Carl, Lee, Jim, Thomas, Willie, Bobby, and Jack Collins; and sisters, Rhoda Munn, Liddie Sims, Huldah Thomas, Mary Crawford, Grace Wallace, Beatrice Blackman, and Margie Rae Hodge.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 66 years, Mary Frances Windham Collins of the home; son, Carson “Perry” Collins, Jr. of the home; daughters, Connie Frances Collins (Greg) Stewart of Wallace, SC, Carolyn Lynn Collins (David Ray) Million of Myrtle Beach, SC; grandchildren, Kevin (Victoria Moody) Stewart, Amber Leann Stewart, Timothy Adam (Tasha) Stewart, Rebecca Hunter, and Brett (Hannah) Hunter; great grandchildren, Bentley Stewart, Hannah Stewart, Taylor Velasquez, Layla Velasquez, Lillie Velasquez, Eric Stewart, Nicole Stewart, Jaxon Hunter, and Sophia Hunter; brothers, Larry Collins of Landis, NC, and Terry (Gail) Collins of Chesterfield, SC; sisters, Katie Lee Blackmon of Chesterfield, SC, and Clara Mae Conyons of Kershaw, SC; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home of Chesterfield, SC (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) is serving the Collins family.

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Saturday, September 18, 2021

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Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home

318 E Main St, Chesterfield, SC 29709

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Saturday, September 18, 2021

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Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery

293 Zoar Rd, Chesterfield, SC 29709

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