Robert Crittenden (Critt) Collins, 60, of Mt. Pleasant, S.C., died Monday, May 9, 2011, at home. A former account executive for Southern Wine and Spirits where he had been employed for seventeen years, Critt was born in Spartanburg, S.C. on April 29, 1951. He is survived by his wife, Carol Vann Collins, and his son, Christopher Ryan Collins and daughter in law Lauren, all of Mt. Pleasant, S.C. He was predeceased by his parents, Samuel Moore and Evelyn Collins of Spartanburg, SC. Critt graduated from Spartanburg High School and his undergraduate degree was earned in business from the Citadel in 1973. He received his Master’s degree in Business from The Citadel in 1990. He was honorably discharged from the U.S. Air Force in 1973. Growing up, he was an active member of the Boy Scouts of America Troop 5 where he earned the Eagle Scout award and the Order of the Arrow. An avid golfer from a young age, he played for fun and in various nonprofessional tournaments. A man of honor and integrity, he was an active member and supporter of Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church, particularly enjoying the monthly Men’s Prayer Breakfast. He is survived by his sister, Sheila C. Ingle, and husband John from Spartanburg, S.C. and his brother Lee Collins and wife Beth living in Europe. His cousins are Robert O. Collins and wife Boo of Charleston, S.C., Kathy Earle and husband Steve of Powell, Ohio, and Steve Collins of Marana, Arizona. He also had five nephews and nieces. A celebration of his life will be held at 10:00 on Thursday, May 12, at Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church with visitation following in the Fellowship Hall. It will be conducted by Reverend Gary Bullard. The family is at the home. Honorary pallbearers will be Derryl Powell, Dan Henderson, Jerry McLesky, Robert O. Collins, Tom Kulp, and Warren Meideros. Rather than flowers, memorials may be made to The Citadel Foundation, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, S.C. and Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 300 Hibben Street, Mt. Pleasant, S. C. Arrangements by McALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, MT. PLEASANT CHAPEL, 1520 Rifle Range Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC. (843) 884-3833. Online condolences may be sent via WWW.McALISTER-SMITH.COM Visit our guestbook at deaths. Tags: 1973

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