John Collins III
1952 - 2021
John 'June' Collins III, affectionately known as Poppa, peacefully passed away at his home surrounded by family on August 9, 2021. June was born on September 25, 1952 in Clinton, Louisiana. He attended Capitol High School and pursued a career as a professional trucker. Poppa enjoyed hunting, playing chess, and fishing. His favorite above all was the game of Domino which he played on Sundays with his 'Domino Brothers'. Poppa could always be found at the sporting events of his children and grandchildren cheering them on. He spent time volunteering at Glen Oaks High School as a part of the Security Dad program. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to GOHS Security Dads, C/O Tommie Stout, 7839 Oak Arbor Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 70812. Public viewing will be held at Belfair Baptist Church from 9-10 a.m. followed by a private service.


Published by The Advocate from Aug. 12 to Aug. 13, 2021.
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May God bless the family through this difficult transition.
Ethel Germany
August 19, 2021
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Daisella Harris
August 17, 2021
I'm shocked and sorry to hear of June's transitioning. To the Collins family, you have my prayers and deepest sympathy during this difficult time.
Dorothy Hill-Knighten
August 15, 2021
I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of our dear neighborhood friend. May the peace of Christ be with your family
Barbara Brown Berry/Rivers Charles Brown
August 14, 2021
Sending our condolences and love during this difficult time!! Poppa will surely be missed by us all! We are here for your family!!
Kaneasha Chambliss & Family
August 14, 2021
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Eloise Camille
August 14, 2021
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
Barber´s Trucking inc
August 13, 2021
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Vernells Neff
August 13, 2021
I´m stunned by this news. I´m so very sorry for your loss. Class of 1970
George Francis
August 13, 2021
Very friendly to everyone he came in contact with. I will Always remember the smile and how he called my name.
Frances Butler
August 13, 2021
June had an amazing loving spirit! His smile was genuine, infectious and priceless. May the memories that you shared with him provide you with strength to endure many tomorrows. We love you! Couisin´s Charmaine, Raegan, Alexis (Mason) and Alvin Washington, II
Charmaine Spears-Washington
August 13, 2021
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