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Story last updated at 1:06 PM on Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Gary Collins


Gary Collins

Oct. 19 1964 Aug. 18, 2012

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Anchor River Banquet Room in Anchor Point for Gary Lee Collins of Anchor Point, formerly of Oakridge, Ore., who died Aug. 18, 2012, of unknown causes while visiting friends in Oakridge. Causes of death are pending test results. He was 47.

He was born Oct. 19, 1964, in Oakridge, Ore., to Gerald and Patricia (Varrier) Collins. He married Alecia Marie Clauch on Dec. 12, 2008, in Anchor Point.

Gary attended high school through the 10th grade in Oakridge, Ore. He then went on to serve in the U.S. Army. Gary and his wife, Alecia, own and operate a freight transportation service based in Anchor Point.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Zachary Collins of Zillah, Wash., and Jordan Hahn of Oakridge; three daughters, Jessica Collins of Zillah, Danica Collins of Zillah, and Heather Collins of Zillah; three sisters, Pam Johnson of Michigan, Betsy Beeks of Soldotna and Brenda Brogan of Boise, Idaho; and two grandchildren.

Cremation arrangements by Sunset Hills Cemetery, Funeral Home & Crematorium, Eugene, Ore.