William Francis Collins, resident of Afton, Okla., died July 29, 2010. He was 83.

He was a retired cabinetmaker working for Toledo MFG. He was born November 8, 1926 to Clayton and Thelma (Boreham) Collins. He (William Collins) married Virginia C. Sanders on June 1, 1957; she survives of the home.  He was a member of the Masonic Lodge 120 out of San Francisco and was a Merchant Marine.

Survivors include two sons, Clayton and spouse Mary Collins, of Afton, Okla. and Glen Collins, of Vacaville, Calif.; and one granddaughter, Marina Collins of Afton, Okla.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Ronald Collins.

The body has been sent to California for graveside services at Chester Dist. Cemetery.

Services are under the direction of Roland Adcock, Adcock Funeral Home, Afton, Okla.