Darrel Demoyne Collins died Sept. 6. He was 69.

Mr. Collins was born July 1, 1943, in Chicago. He married Ramona Collins in 1976. After graduating from high school, he served in the Navy, and then worked as a welder.

He is survived by his wife; five sons, Darrel Jr., Colton; David and Daniel, both of Springfield; and Steven and Mike, both of Eugene; a daughter, Vicky Jones, Eugene; two brothers, Ralph and Gary, both of Eugene; and 18 grandchildren.

A funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at St. Mark Church in Eugene, followed by a luncheon.