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Larry Ernest Collins

September 16, 1947 ~ June 4, 2019 (age 71)

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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