Gary Collins, 70, of Dry Ridge, died Sunday, June 16, 2013 in Florence.
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He was born in Folsom on Jan. 22, 1943.
On June 22, 1968, Gary was united in marriage with Nancy Lee Justice.
Survivors include his loving wife of nearly 45 years, Nancy Lee Justice; sons, Brent Scott Collins and Aaron Michael Collins, both of Dry Ridge; a daughter, Lori Lee Combs of Warsaw; a brother, Glenn Burton Collins of Harrodsburg and seven grandchildren.
Gary was a purchasing agent for Aeroflo, Clow, Sweco and Keco. A member of the Vine Run Baptist Church, he was a veteran of the United States Army and served in Vietnam. He was a graduate of Grant County High School and attended the University of Kentucky, Eastern Kentucky University and Thomas More College from which he received his degree.
Visitation was held on June 19 with funeral services being held at 11 a.m. June 20 at the Elliston - Stanley Funeral Home in Williamstown.
Burial will be in the New Vine Run Cemetery in Dry Ridge.
Memorials are suggested to Alzheimer's Research Foundation.
Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home
500 N. Main
Williamstown, KY 41097
Published in Grant County News from June 20 to June 24, 2013