Fred Davis Collins, Jr.

May 29, 2021

Fred Davis Collins Jr., age 87, died May 29, 2021 at home surrounded by his loving family. A Charlotte native, Fred is survived by the love of his life, childhood sweetheart, soulmate and wife of 64 years, Patricia Flowe Collins. Along with Patricia, Fred was blessed with a wonderful family, son, Fred Collins III, son, Shawn Collins, granddaughter, Anne Jordan (Annie) Collins and grandson, Owen Collins.

Fred was a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Charlotte College where he was a member of Phi Theta Kappa fraternity. He would spend a successful career spanning over five decades in advertising, marketing, and media relations that resulted in the foundation of his own firm, Fred Collins Advertising, Inc. in 1981.

A member of Dilworth United Methodist Church, Fred was a loyal Shriner and Mason for over fifty years. Fred's greatest pleasures were hunting and fishing, but golf was his second love after his family.

The services for Fred Davis Collins, Jr. are private. 

Arrangements are in the care of Kenneth W. Poe Funeral & Cremation Service, 1321 Berkeley Ave., Charlotte, NC; 28204 (704) 641-7606. Online condolences can be shared at


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