January 22, 2000 - February 24, 2022
January 22, 2000 – February 24 2022
David Arthur Collins died on February 24, 2022 in a car accident. David was born January 22, 2000 to Dee Dee and Alan Collins in Plano, Texas. David graduated from Good Shepherd Episcopal School in 2014 and W.T. White High School in 2018. David returned to Good Shepherd in 2020 to serve as a teacher’s aide as well as a Classroom of the Earth (COE) group leader. He left Good Shepherd to pursue a career in the culinary world. David enjoyed cooking, the outdoors, golf, and spending time with his siblings and his friends. He will forever be known for his curly blonde hair, and his infectious smile, with which he could light up a room. He had an awesome sense of humor and wit, and was a true and gentle friend to all.
His family would like to extend their gratitude to all those who knew and loved him. Though his life was cut too short, he has left a legacy for many.
2 Timothy 4:7 – I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith
The Collins family has requested in lieu of flowers, to donate to one of the following charities in David’s honor.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – this disease has profoundly affected David’s family and he was passionate about continued research to find a cure.
The Collins family is working to establish a memorial fund in honor of David to provide underprivileged youth the opportunity to attend outdoor education camps. Please watch for forthcoming details on how you can contribute to this special program.
A Memorial Service to celebrate David’s life will be held on Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 10:00am at Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd located at 11122 Midway Rd., Dallas, TX 75229.
Please leave the family condolences and share memories on this website.
Arrangements under the direction of:
Aria Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, TX 75252