Michael T. Collins 70, was born November 17, 1948 to T. R. Collins and Betty Jane Collins in Hobbs, New Mexico. Mr. Collins is survived by his daughter, Julie Kaye Cummings and her spouse Cory Cummings of Andrews, TX; granddaughters, Alexandra, Taylor and Jessica; son, Cole Collins of Edmond, Oklahoma; brother, Steven Collins of Grapevine, TX, brother, Patrick and Susan Collins of Hobbs; sister, Katherine Collins of Hobbs; and parents T. R. and Betty Collins of Hobbs and many nieces and nephews.
Mike was formerly very active in the Hobbs community and served as the former Mayor of Hobbs, as a Hobbs City Commissioner, and served on the Economic Development Board of New Mexico.
Mike was a graduate of Hobbs Hight School, Class of 1967. He attended Oklahoma University on a track scholarship and remained an OU football fan until the end. Mike also served in the US Army reserves.
During his time in the workforce, Mr. Collins ran a large independent insurance brokerage firm insuring high risk oilfield service. He was a broker/agent for a New Mexico electrical power generation company. Mike then formed the Michael Collins Group, LLC, a 25 year independently contracted business development company. He served as director for many independently owned and operated oilfield service companies from Land Operation, Pipeline, Construction, Oilwell Drilling and Petroleum Refining, to Nuclear diffusion process at American Nuclear sites.
Mike’s children wish to sincerely thank everyone for their prayers and will wishes for our family. Our father will be greatly missed.
Condolences to the Collins family. I am so very sorry for your loss.
Rest in peace, Mike, until we all meet again.
Linda Johnson BallEdmond, OK
Mike you will be missed. May you Rest In Peace.
Bobby & Suzy CollinsNew Braunfels, TX
You were the best friend. Missing You.
Glenna BrownleeNew Braunfels, TX
My condolences to Mike’s family and all who love him....and there are many. He left a precious legacy. God speed, Mike❤️
Andrea Wylie-EllisHot Springs, AR
To all of Mikes Family: I am very sorry for your loss. I will pray for God to give you comfort and peace. Thank Gid for the wonderful memories you will alway have.
Johnann Sanders AllenCollege Station, TX
I love you Mike. I will miss you until we meet again on the other side. You were a great influence on my life and I thank you for that. I will have some new jokes for you when we meet again. Hold a spot for me there and you can once again lead the way for me. RIP my friend.
Gary WaltersLevelland, TX
Prayers for the family.We are so sorry for your loss.
Travis and Connie TeagueHobbs, NM
I love you Dad❤️❤️❤️
Julie KayeAndrews, TX
you were a good friend .I know you are in God hands. Prayers for the family.
francine troop araujoLa Mesa, NM
Miss our long talks. You were such a blessing to so many. Love you so much. Til we meet again on the other side. ❤️
Teresa Clemens PageMansfield, TX
Such a great guy! We all loved you
Rosa DavisNacogdoches, TX