Funeral services for Jack R. Collins, 74, of Ermine, will be held at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday, June 24) at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Stallard Cemetery at Ermine.
A son of the late Troy and Opal Holland Collins, he died June 21 at Hazard Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center.
Surviving are his wife, Beulah Stallard Collins; five daughters, Peggy Sue Collins of Letcher, Tonia Lynn Collins of Whitesburg, Kristi Creech of Ermine, Monica Michelle Adams of Ermine, and Melissa Vanderpool of Printer; a brother, James W. Collins of Missouri; 10 grandchildren, Trinity Adams, Olivia Adams, Dylan Creech, Kaleb Creech, Kaylan McIntyre, Christopher Williams, Austin Wagner, Victoria Chaffins, Crystal Spears, and Jasmine Collins; and nine great-grandchildren, Emily Chaffins, Kashton Chaffins, Waylon Wagner, Gracelyn Wagner, Nevaeh Wagner, Isabella Wagner, Nico Spears, Blake Collins, and Charleigh Collins.
Mr. Collins was preceded in death by a son, James Randall Collins, and two brothers, Larry Daniel Collins and Gary Collins.