David Collins, age 56, of Claymont, DE, passed peacefully at home on November 18, 2016.

He was born in Wilmington, DE to Margaret Collins and the late James Collins. He attended Holy Rosary grade school, graduated from Claymont High School and attended the University of Delaware.

David was a loving son and kind brother and uncle. He was a brilliant man with a great sense of humor. He enjoyed sports, good food and working on his cars.

He was predeceased by his father James T. Collins, who passed on November 12, 2016. He is survived by his mother; 4 brothers, Joseph of Claymont, Paul and his wife Audrey of New Canaan CT, James and his wife Gail of Wilmington, and John of Wilmington; sister Margaret and her husband Don Coffin of Tyaskin, MD; two nephews, two nieces, three great nephews, one great niece and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
A visitation will be held from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM on Friday, November 25 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 3200 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, DE. A Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM. Burial will be private.