Ervin Fredrick Collins, 58, of Branch, Arkansas, passed away Monday, September 3, 2018, at his home. He was born February 20, 1960, in Morrilton, Arkansas, to Calvin Davis Collins and Katy Arbell (Tyler) Collins

Ervin was a carpet layer for many years.

A memorial service was held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 8th, at First Baptist Church in Branch, with the Rev. Tim Hobbs officiating. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Brotherton Brothers Funeral Home and Flower Shop in Charleston.

Ervin is survived by a daughter, Destiny Newby; his mother, Arbell Phillips; three sisters, Alice Simmons, Allidean Kee and Maxine Curtis; six brothers, Calvin Collins, Alvin Collins, Carl Dean Collins, Charles Collins, David Collins and Ernie Collins; four grandchildren.