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Levy Funeral Directors

4539 Bissonnet, Bellaire, TX

OBITUARY

David Keith Collins

September 13, 1951August 13, 2019
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David Keith Collins, 67, passed away on Aug. 13, 2019 at MD Anderson Hospital in Houston, after a short illness. David was the beloved husband of Dr. Diane M. Collins of League City, TX, and filled his 67 years with adventure, service to others, and compassion to all.

David served on the Detroit Police Department, where he worked as a beat cop, and on the Tactical Services team. Later, David graduated from Pittsburgh Technical Institute. He worked as a Microsoft systems engineer and consultant, and pursued his passion for marine biology, boating and fishing. David loved dogs and the stars and stripes, and wore red, white and blue daily.

He was predeceased by his parents and siblings, and survived by Dr. Collins and her family, and Kevin Collins, his nephew. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to David’s memorial fund at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (https://tinyurl.com/davidfundstjude), or your favorite animal charity.

  • FAMILY

  • Richard E. Collins, Father (deceased)
  • Helen Seppen Collins, Mother (deceased)
  • Dr. Diane M. Collins, Wife
  • He was predeceased by his siblings, and survived by Dr. Collins' family, and Kevin Collins, his nephew.

Services

  • Memorial Service Sunday, August 18, 2019

Memories

David Keith Collins

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Shamima Sitabkhan

August 17, 2019

Dr. Collins,
Please accept my deepest condolences on your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers 🙏

Shamima Sitabkhan

Judy Skarbek

August 16, 2019

Sorry for your loss. May the Lord hold David in his arms. Prayers and God bless to David's family.

Judy and Ray

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David as a Toddler

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David in 1963-64

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David on New Year's Eve 2017

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David as a Toddler

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David in 1963-64

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David on New Year's Eve 2017

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David on New Year's Eve 2017

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David in 1983

Biography

David Keith Collins, 67, passed away on Aug. 13, 2019 at MD Anderson Hospital in Houston, after a short illness. David was the beloved husband of Dr. Diane M. Collins of League City, TX, and filled his 67 years with adventure, service to others, and compassion to all.

David served on the Detroit Police Department, where he worked as a beat cop, and on the Tactical Services team. Later, David graduated from Pittsburgh Technical Institute. He worked as a Microsoft systems engineer and consultant, and pursued his passion for marine biology, boating and fishing. David loved dogs and the stars and stripes, and wore red, white and blue daily.

He was predeceased by his parents and siblings, and survived by Dr. Collins and her family, and Kevin Collins, his nephew. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to David’s memorial fund at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (https://tinyurl.com/davidfundstjude), or your favorite animal charity.