Adam Joseph Collins,  21, of Taylorville, passed away on April 19, 2014 at 4:30 a.m. at Anderson Hospital, Maryville, IL. He was born on March 31, 1993 in Springfield, IL;  the son of Tim and Lori (Kalka) Collins. He was a student at SIUE and worked at Joe’s Pizza in Edwardsville, IL. He loved  skateboarding, snowboarding, canoeing, fishing, going to concerts, playing paintball, and hacky sack. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by his parents: Tim and Lori (Kalka) Collins of Taylorville, IL; sister: Amy (Jake) Law and his future niece and nephew; paternal grandparents: Jimmy and Anna Collins; maternal grandfather: Joseph Kalka; Aunts and Uncles: Jim (Kim) Collins, Joe (Marcia) Collins, John Collins. Jennifer (Jack) Bryan and Ruby Jo Knight,  cousins: several including : Mike (Sarah), Aiden, Angela (Zach), Riley, Clara, Chrissy, Marisa, Preston, Lily, Emma, Landon, Shelly (Shawn), Nicole, Zack, Lia, Abbie, Randi (Justin), Levi, Melanie, John, Sherrie, Syd, Courtney, Nola, Joey, Tricia (Louie); special friends (you know who you are) He was preceded in passing by his Grandmother  Bonnie Kalka and Uncle John Dwayne Kalka.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Chad Foster officiating.  Burial will be at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens, Taylorville, IL

Memorials may be made to: United Way of Christian County, P.O. Box #372, Taylorville, IL 62568.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, Illinois

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