JACKSONVILLE - Jimmy raced his final lap around this race track called life on October 9th, 2021 after a long and hard fought battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his father, Bryan Davis Collins, and his mother, Sadie Marie Collins.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Judi, son Ryan (Lauren) of Winston-Salem, step daughters Leslie Bullard (David) of Hampstead and Natalie Price (Jason) of Lillington. He was so proud of and adored his grandchildren; Brody, Blake, Carson, Fletcher, and Whitton. Survivors also include his brother Philip of Verona and sister, Rhonda Snell of Florida.
Per his wishes a graveside service with internment of his ashes will be held at the James Family Cemetery off Clayton-James Road on Saturday, October 16th at 11:00 am with Rev. Preston Wells officiating. Everyone attending is asked to wear a mask.
In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to Pineland Church, 205 King Road, Jacksonville NC 28540 or Lower Cape Fear LifeCare Foundation, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401-7335.