Chuck was employed at American Microsystems as a cost accountant and at Idaho National Laboratory as a property manager. After his retirement from the INL, he worked as a financial advisor for Piper Jaffrey, as a tax preparer for H&R Block and in admissions at the Portneuf Medical Center. He served on the board of directors of Westmark Credit Union for many years. Chuck was passionate about fishing and hunting and did a lot of volunteer work with local and international fishing and wildlife organizations. He was the owner of All Seasons Angler Fly Fishing Pro Shop in Pocatello.
Chuck is survived by his wife of 46 years, Sharon Collins of Pocatello; daughter Dr. Chelsea Marie Collins of Eau Claire, Wisconsin; son Connor Ross Collins of Tottori, Japan, and sister Christine M. Moore (Ron) of Tualatin, Oregon. He is predeceased by his parents, Charles Veniah Collins and Ferne Danelle Shade Collins.
Funeral services will be on Friday August 27 at 12:00 PM at Mountain View Cemetery, Pocatello, 55E Row 11. A Celebration of Life will be held August 27 at 1:00 PM at Centennial Park, South Grant and Idaho Street. A lunch box will be served. Instead of flowers. please consider a commemorative contribution for Chuck to Fly Fishers International at flyfishersinternational.org/Donate or the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation to RMEF donation programs. Condolences can be presented to www.wilkscolonialchapel.com 208-233-1500
Published by Idaho State Journal on August 22, 2021.