Michael E. Collins, 52, of Vidor, died Saturday, July 18, 2009 at his residence. He was a lifelong resident of Vidor. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor, with burial to follow at Restlawn Memorial Park in Vidor. Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, at the funeral home.

Michael was preceded in death by his mother, Eveylene Rushing Zapata; step-mother, Betty Perego Collins; grandparents, Portor M. Collins, Beulah B. Collins, Bessie L. Nolan, and Woodrow Rushing. 

He is survived by his sons, Michael Anthony “Tony” Collins of Mauriceville, Nicholas James Collins, Bryan David Collins, and Dimitri Ryan Collins, all of Vidor; father, Ronald E. Collins of Vidor; brothers, David A. Collins of Huntsville, Frank A. “Rusty” McShan of Vidor, Scott A. McShan of Houston, Mark R. McShan, and Ronald E. Collins both of Vidor; sisters, Cathy Collins Gallop of Baytown; Rhonda Ann Collins and Sabrina Collins Norman both of Vidor; grandson, Daimeyon Ryainn Collins; and step-father, Frank McShan of Houston.