In Memory

Ben Collins

Ben Collins

Burt Benjamin (Ben, Benny) Collins

Burt Benjamin Collins was born February 25, 1948.  He was the fifth child born to Ben and Rosemary Collins.  He attended Billings Public Schools through his sophomore year when the family moved to California.  Ben graduated from Victorville High School. 

Ben served in the U. S. Army.  He had several professions in his lifetime.  Ben loved hunting.  He passed away on November 6, 2018, in Apple Valley, California, due to complications from cancer. 

He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Maggie; 2 daughters, Mara and Sara; and his brother John of Billings.  He was preceded in death by his parents and his 3 sisters. 

Ben was honored with a flag ceremony courtesy of the VA.