July 31, 1970 - August 26, 2021
Buford “David” Collins, Sr., age 51, of Jacksonville, Florida passed away on August 26, 2021 at Baptist Medical Center Downtown in Jacksonville. He was born in Jacksonville, Florida on July 31, 1970 to the late Buford Cecil Collins and Alma Delores Gills Collins. David was a lifelong resident of Duval County. After high school, David attended trade school to obtain his certification to work in the heating ventilation air cooling industry. He worked for several companies and gained valuable knowledge along the way. David served at Ray Williams Sheet Metal in Jacksonville for 14 years and was currently working at Jax Refrigeration as their HVAC Superintendent. David enjoyed his career but also loved the simple pleasures of life. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and volunteering as a Boy Scout Troup Leader for Troup 436. David had 5 amazing sons and being an active father was most important. More than anything, David loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Kevin Collins. David is survived by his loving sons, Buford Collins, Jr., Bradley Collins, Todd Collins, Nick Scoman, and Cameron Scoman all of Jacksonville, FL; brothers, Steve (Diane) Collins and Jeff ( Renee') Collins both of Jacksonville, FL; sisters, Melonie Collins of Jacksonville, FL and Belinda (Tim) Vining of North Carolina. A Celebration of David’s Life will be held on Saturday, September 4, 2021 at 1:00 pm at Ferreira Funeral Services Chaffee Road Chapel. Interment will follow at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 12:00 – 1:00 pm at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Ferreira Funeral Services, 1320 Chaffee Road South, Jacksonville, FL, 32221, 904-378-7777.
Buford “David” Collins, Sr., age 51, of Jacksonville, Florida passed away on August 26, 2021 at Baptist Medical Center Downtown in Jacksonville. He was born in Jacksonville, Florida on July 31, 1970 to the late Buford Cecil Collins... View Obituary & Service Information
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