Ray L. Collins, HPROA member passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2016; He joined Police Academy Class #25 on December 9, 1963. During his career, he served at the Central Division, Jail Division, Emergency Communications Division, North Division, Identification Division, Homicide Division, and retired on March 11, 2000 while last assigned to the Airport Division. Ray is the brother of Retired Lieutenant Jack Collins, who retired while last assigned to the Major Offenders Division in 1984. Officer Collins is survived by his wife of 57 years, Mary F. Collins and daughter, Patricia Tilotta.
The body is entrusted with Earthman Resthaven Funeral Home, 13102 North Freeway, Houston, Texas 77060, telephone number (281) 443-0063. A visitation for family and friends will be held at Earthman Resthaven Funeral Home on Friday, February 19, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held at the chapel of Earthman Resthaven Funeral Home on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Earthman Resthaven Cemetery, 13102 North Freeway, Houston, Texas 77060, (281) 443-0063.