SFC (Ret.) Lester "Bill" Collins, Sr.

SFC (Ret.) Lester "Bill" Collins, Sr., 68, of Elizabethtown, died Monday, March 18, 2019 at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He was a native of Barbourville, and retired from the U.S. Army after 23 years where he served in Vietnam and Germany. He worked at Bluegrass Cellular for 12 years, owned Computers to Go, and raised Pomeranian dogs. He was preceded in death by his brother, Dennis Collins; and parents, Jesse and Mildred Poff Collins. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Dale Anne Collins; four sons, Les Collins, Jr. (Denise) of Springfield, Chris Collins (Renee) of Elizabethtown, Jeff Collins (Carole) of Louisville, and Gary Collins (Holly Clark) of Upton; sister, Phyllis Herndon of Eastern, KY; 14 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren. The funeral is at 1 p.m. Thursday at Brown Funeral Home. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Humane Society. Condolences may be expressed online at www.brownfuneral.com.


Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home


Thursday, March 21, 2019 starting at 1:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

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