Paul Dexter Collins born April 8, 1949 went to his Heavenly Home on January 2, 2022. He was preceded in death by his Father Carl Clayton Collins, four baby brothers, and a baby sister. He is survived by his mother Flonnie Mae Collins; brothers, Ross (Sharon), Harold (Theresa), and Charles Collins all of Bryson City, many nieces and nephews, his daughters, Connie Boone of Virginia, and Loretta (John) Smith of Virginia. Also, 8 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren. Paul loved to Fish and Hunt. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM Saturday at Crisp Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Jerry Orr will officiate with burial at Watkins Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM Saturday at the Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Jimmy Collins, Randy McMahan, Chuck Collins, Flint Griffen, Lewis Crisp, Jay Proctor, and Jason Sawyers.