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Elmer Collins, Sr.

August 6, 1938 July 21, 2016
Elmer Collins, Sr.
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Obituary for Elmer Collins, Sr.

Elmer Collins, Sr., age 77, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016. Elmer was born Aug. 6, 1938 In Pineville, Kentucky to the late James & Ethel Polly Collins. He was retired from Ruby Hughes Construction Company.

Also, preceding him in death were his wife, Dorothy C. Jecker Collins, step-daughter, Wilma L. Carrier and brothers, James & Thomas Collins.

Survivors include:
Sons: Elmer Collins, Jr. (Maria) of Depauw, IN
William Earl Collins (Rene) of Depauw, IN
Step-son: Melvin T. Haycraft of Louisville, KY
Daughter: Marlene Diebold (Ray, Sr.) of Hardinsburg, IN
Brothers: Sylvester Collins of Louisville, KY
Kenneth Collins of Louisville, KY
Sisters: Katherine Gibson of Bell Co., KY
Thelma West of Bell Co., KY
Lois Smith of Louisville, KY
Bessie DeWitt of Louisville, KY
Judy Carrier of Louisville, KY
Shirley Collins of Louisville, KY
6 Grandchildren & 6 Great Grandchildren

Funeral service 1:00 P.M. Tuesday (July 26, 2016) at Swarens Funeral Home, 1405 Hwy 64 NW, Ramsey, IN with burial in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Depauw, IN.

Visitation 2 – 8 P.M. Monday and after 10 A.M. Tuesday at the funeral home.
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