Funeral of Derek Collins

Derek Collins went to be with his Lord on Monday 31st January 2022 aged 88 years old. He passed away peacefully at home after a three year battle with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.

Missed by his wife Hazel, Children Stephen, Jane, Alan and Lucy, Grandchildren Mercedes and Josh, Alan, Heidi and Tibonge, Great Grandson to be, Sister Dorothy, family Michael, Julie and Paul in America, and family Mark and Sandra in Gloucester. 

Funeral Service at Buckingham Chapel, Queens Road, Bristol, BS8 1LQ at 2.00pm on Wednesday 2nd March 2022; followed by committal at Canford Crematorium at 3.45pm.

Family flowers only by request but donations can be made to Cancer Research UK: ( or c/o the church treasurer Simon Benham tel:07593 408508 email: