WO1 Robert D. Collins was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 12/03/2018 at the age of 70.6
Gulfport, MS
Flight Classes 68-509 and 68-13
Date of Birth 05/12/1948
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by Sammie Williams

More detail on this person: Robert Daniel "Danny" Collins, age 70, of Dexter, passed away on Monday, December 3, 2018. Graveside services will be held at 2:00PM on Friday, December 7, 2018 in the Mount Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Calvin Halcomb will officiate. Mr. Collins was a 1966 graduate of Dexter High School. Following graduation, he obtained an Associate Degree from Middle Georgia College. Danny was a veteran of the United States Army, serving as a Chief Warrant Officer Aviator and Huey helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War. During Danny's service in Vietnam he was awarded the following medals in precedence: The Distinguished Flying Cross (1), The Bronze Star (2), The Air Medal with V device (2). The Air Medal (2), The Army Good Conduct Medal, The National Defense Service Medal, and The Vietnam Service Medal. He was also awarded a citation from the Vietnamese government, "Augh-Dung-Boi-Tinh", and the cross of gallantry with the Bronze Star. Danny was a member of Antioch Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Edwin Collins and Blanche Virginia Wood Collins. ~~~ Source: Townsend Brothers Funeral Home, Dublin, Ga. ~~~ Obituary Edited To Protect The Privacy Of The Living

Burial information: Mount Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery

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