Funeral services for D. Ed Collier, 69, were held July 28 in Whitesburg. Burial was in Ballard Collier Cemetery at Eolia.
Born in Eolia to the late Lonnie Vincent and Pearl Halcomb Collier, he died July 25 at Missions Hospital in Asheville, N.C.
He was a brother of the late Mantie Furnas, Roger Collier, Harold Collier, and Rick Collier.
Mr. Collier was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and served in Vietnam. He wanted to be laid to rest in the mountains of eastern Kentucky that he loved.
Surviving are a brother, Wallace “Wally” Collier of Columbia City, Ind.; two sisters, Stacy Dear and Sandra Collier, both of Columbia City, Ind.; and companion, Sandra Bridges of Asheville, N.C.