Ron Collins (1935 - 2013)


Ron Collins, 78, Herrick
Ron Collins, 78, of rural Herrick, died at 2:10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at his residence.
Services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday at First Christian Church in Herrick, with the Rev. Paul Dickerson officiating. Burial was in Myers Cemetery in Herrick Township, Shelby County. Visitation was held from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday at the church. Kennedy and Sons Wallace-Carroll Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Memorials: First Christian Church. Online condolences may be shared at
Mr. Collins was born on Friday, May 24, 2013, in Decatur, the son of Ivel and Elva Lena Albert Collins. He married Norma Frost on April 4, 1954, at First Christian Church in Herrick, with Max Whited officiating.
Survivors include his wife; daughters, Pam Collins of Herrick, and Janet and her husband Scott Adams of Herrick; and son, Stan Collins and his wife Janet of Herrick.

Published in The Leader-Union from Sept. 9 to Sept. 18, 2013