Donald R. Collins 73, of New Carlisle, Ohio, formerly of Big Stone Gap, Virginia, went to be with our Lord on October 21, 2011. Don was the first of five children born to the late Milam and Mable Collins of Big Stone Gap, VA. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Deloris; daughter, Vickey; sons, Terry, Randy, Greg, and Tim; son-in-law, Mike; daughter-in-laws, Teresa and Lisa; eight grandchildren, Mandy, Tamara, Ashley, Jessica, Olivia, Stephanie, Allison, and Josie; along with eight great-grandchildren; one brother, Ralph; three sisters, Margaret, Betty Sue, and Wanda. The way he embraced each day of his life, with a giving heart and a working hand, will be the way we all remember him. His love will be with each of us forever. A small gathering of immediate family was held from 4-5 PM, Sunday, October 23, 2011 at the TROSTEL, CHAPMAN, DUNBAR & FRALEY FUNERAL HOME, New Carlisle, Ohio.