Ernest Clyde Collins, 77

  • Ernest Clyde Collins
    Ernest Clyde Collins

    Ernest Clyde Collins 77, of Butler, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2020 at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Edgewood, KY. He was born in St. Charles (Leona Mines), VA on July 24, 1943, son of the late Ernest and Elizabeth Allen Collins.
     Ernie worked as an optician for 50 years, was member of Butler Christian Church, a Veteran of the United States Army and Vice Admiral for American Legion Post 109.
     Survivors include his wife Donna Oetzel Collins, son Jerry (Teresa) Collins, sister Gertrude Martineau, half-sister Debbie Winnie, grandchildren Joseph Fitch and Josh Hoskins.
    Visitation will be held 10:30-12:30 Thursday, July 30, 2020 at Peoples Funeral Home in Butler, KY. Funeral service will immediately follow at 12:30, also at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North in Williamstown under full military honors. In lieu of flowers, memorial can be made to American Legion Post 109, 111 Montjoy Street, Falmouth, KY 41040.
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