LeRoy Edward Collins, Sr.June 12, 1937 ~ July 16, 2017 (age 80)
Surrounded by his children, our father, LeRoy Collins, 80, joined his sweetheart on the other side on July 16, 2017 in West Jordan, UT. He was born June 12, 1937 to George William Collins and Melvina Imogene Mann in Salt Lake City, UT. LeRoy graduated from South High in 1956. He married the love of his life, Martha Higby Kline, October 1964. He was a hard worker and a dedicated husband, father and grandfather.
He loved traveling, camping, fishing, hunting, reading, and spending time with family. His career in construction work included the Kennecott smelter, Crossroads Mall, Tooele Chemical Agent Disposal Facility, the Salt Lake Temple, several skyscrapers, and many other projects.
LeRoy is survived by children, Carrie Larsen, Milton Kline, Adele Hagen and Roy (Tonya) Collins; sisters, Carole Hewitt and Patty Chaplin; 16 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife, parents and brother.
A visitation will be held Thursday, July 20 at 10 am at Goff Mortuary, 8090 S. State St., Midvale, with graveside services at 11 am at Elysian Gardens, 1075 E. 4580 S., Millcreek.