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.