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David Joseph Collins

April 5, 1990 — December 5, 2023

Jefferson City

David Joseph Collins, 33, of Jefferson City passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2023, in Manhattan, Kansas.

He was born April 5, 1990, in Columbia, Missouri, the son of Leonard Scott Stone and Valerie Ann Collins.

A 2009 graduate of Linn High School, David earned an Associate Degree in Applied Science from Linn State Technical College.

David was currently employed as a Light and Sound Stage Technician for Loud Productions in Topeka, Kansas.  He previously worked for Jefferson City Manor, ABB in quality control, Missouri Department of Correction as a correctional officer, and a pharmacy technician at Schnuck’s Grocery all in Jefferson City.

He enjoyed reading, playing video games, Anime, and comic books.  In more recent times, David enjoyed horticulture, landscaping, nature walks, and baking.  His greatest joy was his daughter, Madora, whom he loved being with, especially when they were cooking.  He facetimed his daughter every night.

Survivors include his daughter, Madora Marie Collins, Bourbon, Missouri; his father, Leonard Scott (Susan) Stone, Manhattan, Kansas; and his mother, Valarie Ann Collins (Mike Zimmer), Linn; two brothers, Corey Drew (Nicole) Kennedy, Wichita, Kansas; and Leonard Nathaniel Stone, Jefferson City; paternal grandmother, Gladys Martha Stone, Palmers, Kansas; step grandmother, Carol M. Collins, Jefferson City; step grandparents, Urban and Betty Zimmer, Westphalia; aunts and uncles, Daren (Michelle) Collins, Jefferson City; Martha (Jim) Hornbostel, Palmer, Kansas; and D.J. (Rick) Lottman, Choctaw, Oklahoma; step brother, James (Danielle) Spain; step sister, Kimberly Spain (fiancé Brett Lavender); a nephew, Leonard Michael Stone, Jefferson City; and his former wife whom he married March of 2020, Courtney Ann Barker.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Leonard Nathaniel Stone and maternal grandparents, Ronald Wayne and Ethel Marie Collins.

Visitation will be 2-4:00 p.m., Thursday, December 14, 2023, at Trimble Funeral Homes with a funeral service at 4:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family (checks made payable to David Collins Family, c/o Legends Bank).

Services entrusted to Trimble Funeral Homes – Jefferson City.     trimblefunerals.com

To send flowers to the family in memory of David Joseph Collins, please visit our flower store.

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Thursday, December 14, 2023

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