William E. Collison, 74, formerly of Mayo, died July 24 in Jackson, MS. He was born July 13, 1939. William was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was the owner of Collison's Automotive Inc., Vero Beach, FL, for 40 years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Melicent J. Collison; mother, Jane T. Collison; and sister, Norma Jane Hedin. He is survived by his daughter, Lisa J. Collison of Fort Pierce, FL; two brothers, Wayne Collison and Donald Collison, both of Mayo; sister, Joyce Mauk of West River. The family will greet friends from 10:30 a.m., with a Memorial Service to follow at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, August 10 at Lowther Funeral Home, Vero Beach. Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 75817, Topeka, KS 66675. An online guestbook is available at www.lowtherfuneralhome.com
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Thomas S. Lowther Funeral Home
1655 27th Street
Vero Beach, FL 32960
Published in The Capital on Aug. 4, 2013