Obituary: Robert Dale “Bob” Collins


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Robert Dale “Bob” Collins, 82, of Westfield, died March 29. He was born on June 21, 1932 in Indianapolis, Ind. and was the son of Jesse and Hilda Pitts Collins. Bob was a 1951 graduate of Westfield High School.

In his early years, Bob farmed with his dad. He also liked working on cars, so he began restoring old cars and it became quite a hobby. Bob enjoyed the outdoors and kept busy mowing and trimming lawns.

Bob was a school bus driver for Westfield Schools for eight years, Noblesville Schools for two years and Carmel Clay Schools for 39 years. He also was a Charter Bus driver. He served his country in the Army National Guard for six years.

Bob is survived by his loving wife, Mary Revis Collins; sister-in-law, Rozella Heinzemann and brother-in law, Mike Heinzemann and many friends.

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Arrangements and care entrusted to Bussell Family Funerals, Westfield-Carmel.