James P. Collins, 63, of Wilmington passed peacefully at home on November 29, 2021. He was born in Wilmington, Delaware to Margaret Collins and the late James T. Collins. He attended Holy Rosary grade school and graduated from Claymont High School.
James devoted his career to the family business, Collins Supply Company, a building supply company founded by his father.
He was devoted to his wife and sons Shaun and Michael. He enjoyed working on cars, he had a great sense of humor and loved helping people.
James is survived by his mother, his wife Gail, sons Shaun and Michael, three grandsons, and siblings Joseph of Claymont, Paul and his wife Audrey of New Canaan, Connecticut, Margaret and her husband Don Coffin of Berlin, Maryland and John of Wilmington. He was predeceased by his father and his brother David.
The family expresses appreciation to Bayada Hospice for professional and compassionate care provided to James.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 AM until 11 AM followed by a service at 11 AM on Tuesday December 7, at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE. Burial will be held privately for his family. To view the live stream please click the link: https://my.gather.app/remember/james-collins-2021.