Whitesburg KY

Rites are held for Thurman Collins

Thurman Eugene ‘Bud’ Collins, 61, died October 7 at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center in Lexington.

Born in Letcher County to the late Odell Collins and Virgie Stallard Collins, he was the father of the late Jon Travis Collins, and a brother of the late Earnest Lee Collins.

Surviving are his wife Teresa Ellen Damron Collins; two daughters, Cherity Kristen-Lee “Kris” Williams and husband Chuck of Nicholasville, and Bethany Leigh Collins of Columbus, Ind.; a step-son, Adam Preston Mullins and wife Julie of Nicholasville; three grandchildren, Kassidy Peyton Williams, Robert Preston Mullins and Savannah Ellen Mullins; and a sister.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg had charge of the arrangements.

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