Burlen L. Collins

May 10, 1958 ~ October 12, 2021 (age 63)


Burlen L. Collins

Age 63 of Canton passed away Tuesday October 12, 2021, in Aultman Compassionate Care. He was born May 10, 1958, in Canton to the late James and Sarah (Summers) Collins. Burlen retired from the trucking industry after 34 years of service. He enjoyed his Harley Davidson motorcycles and working on anything with an engine, especially mowers. He is preceded in death by one brother, James Collins. Burlen is survived by his wife, Tammy L. (Baskerville) to whom he was married 16 years; three daughters, Leelen Collins, Jeanette Verbunker and Stephanie Fennell; one son, Jesse Verbunker; five grandchildren; one sister, Joyce Collins; many extended family members and good friends. A celebration of life gathering will be Tuesday October19, 2021 from 5-7pm in the Kreighbaum-Sanders Funeral Home. Condolences or fond memories may be shared online at



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Celebration of Life Gathering
October 19, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Kreighbaum-Sanders Funeral Home
4041 Cleveland Ave SW
Canton, OH 44707

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