Larry Ernest Collins, 71, of Jacksonville, passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington.
He is survived by his wife, Jean Carpenter Collins; a son, Larry E. Collins, Jr. (Amy) of Clayton; a daughter, Mimi Collins of Burgaw; a brother, Tommy Collins (Sandy) of Jacksonville; two step-daughters, Tona Carpenter Congdon (Michael) of Texas, Tammy C. Hanson (Scott) of Texas; 12 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
Larry loved beach music and was totally devoted to his wife Jean. He was a devoted employee to the Popkin brothers and then Jonathan Popkin, son of Sidney & Marie Popkin. He had to retire from Boomtown Furniture after trying to put in 50 years with the Popkins.
The family will receive friends Saturday evening from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm at Jones Funeral Home, Jacksonville.
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