Robert Von Collins, 55, of Springfield, IL; born on August 1, 1965 in Carbondale, IL; passed away on Saturday, September 5, 2020 at home.
Robert was a teacher in Springfield and was fluent in many languages. Not only did he teach in the states, but he was an educator internationally. He travelled to China and other countries teaching students language and arts. He was a professional basketball player for several years and an official for IHSA sports.
He was preceded in death by his father – Claude Collins.
He is survived by his loving mother – Alice Berniece (Bardo) Collins of Springfield, IL. Daughter – Arlinda Collins of Springfield, IL. Sister – Marie (Willie) Hervery of Springfield, IL. Brother – Michael Collins of DuQuoin, IL.
Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.heilschuessler.com.
Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL on Saturday, September 19, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Memorial Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.
Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is in charge of arrangements