Eston Calson Collins, III, passed away on January 28, 2024, at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center. He was a loving friend, a dedicated worker, and a positive presence in the lives of those around him. Eston's contagious sense of humor and his unwavering determination were just some of the many qualities that made him a remarkable individual.
Born on May 17, 1946, Eston lived a life filled with joy and perseverance. He worked as a tanker driver for US Airways, where his commitment and hard work earned him the respect and admiration of his colleagues. His dedication to his profession was unparalleled, and he approached each day with enthusiasm and a strong work ethic.
Eston possessed an incredible personality that left an indelible impact on everyone he encountered. With his quick wit and jokester nature, he had a unique ability to lighten up any room. His friends could always count on him for a good laugh or an uplifting conversation. No matter what challenges Eston faced in life, he never gave up. His positive outlook served as an inspiration to many.
As a Vietnam Veteran, Eston proudly served his country with honor and bravery. His selflessness and commitment to defending the values he held dear demonstrated his true patriotism. Eston's military service shaped him into a man of integrity and strengthened his resolve to make every moment count.
While Eston didn't have any family surviving him, his cherished friends Angela and Martin Munoz were like family to him. Their friendship provided mutual support throughout the years, and their bond was unshakeable. Eston's witty remarks and unwavering loyalty will be deeply missed by Angela and Martin.
Eston Calson Collins, III will forever be remembered as a beacon of light in our lives. His tenacity, optimism, and unwavering spirit touched the hearts of all who knew him. We celebrate his life today with grateful hearts for the joy he brought into our lives. Eston's legacy will live on in our memories, and his spirit will continue to inspire us to face life's challenges with courage and humor.
In memory of Eston, let us honor him by embracing the qualities that defined him – kindness, resilience, and an unwavering sense of humor. May his soul rest in eternal peace.