Richard Collins age 84 of Crete, Illinois passed away on July 25, 2015. Preceded in death by his parents Kenneth J.and Dorothy (nee Mcvicker) Collins. Loving husband of 60 years to Judith (nee Dietz); beloved father to the late Jerome (Sue) Collins, late Lawrence (Dianne Tucker) Collins, Sheryl (Edward) Baert, Terry Michael (Sharon) Collins, Caralyn Collins, Gary Collins and Mary Jo (Scott) Hall. Cherished grandfather to Jason (Sarah) Collins, Michelle (Felix) Cannon, Kim (Adam) Yocum, Michael (Christine) Collins, Tony, Marc & Tricia Baert, Kenneth Collins, Teri Collins, Shelbey Collins and Melanie Hall; and great grandfather of 10 and one due February 2016. Dear brother to the late Lloyd Collins and the late Elizabeth Collins. Uncle to many nieces and nephews.Visitation Wednesday, July 29th from 2:00PM until 8:00PM at Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois. Funeral service on Thursday at 10:00AM at the funeral home. Interment: Skyline Memorial Park, Monee, Illinois. Information 708-672-7600.