Whitesburg KY

Ernest ‘Big E’ Collins dies at 60

Ernest Riley ‘Big E’ Collins of Johnsons Fork, died December 18 at the Johnson City Medical Center in Tennessee. He was 60 years old.

He was a son of the late Golden and Anna Collins.

He is survived by his wife, Martha Collins; two sons, Randy Collins of UZ and Roe Adkins of South Carolina; two daughters, Rose Roberts of Huber Heights, Ohio, and Amy Akers of Johnsons Fork; a brother, Jerry Ray Collins, Whitesburg; two sisters, Carolyn Banks, Cumberland River, and Becky Holbrook, Mayking; and eight grandchildren.

Funeral services were held December 20 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in the Caudill Cemetery at Johnsons Fork.

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