Watauga Rescue Squad Chief Randy Collins Dies (2018-08-31 15:27:39)

Watauga County Rescue Squad Chief Randy Collins died at 61 years of age on August 30th.

Collins’ unexpected death happened while he was volunteering for the Peter Pedroni Memorial Charity Golf Tournament in Boone.

A statement released by Watauga Rescue said Collins was an active and faithful leader, mentor and friend to the rescue and EMS community in Watauga County for 26 years.

Before serving in Watauga, Collins served in emergency services in Stokes County.

Collins was also an employee at Watauga Medics, and before that, he was an employee with Watauga County Schools.