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Earl C. Collins

September 1, 1934 ~ July 31, 2017 (age 82)
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Earl C. Collins, 82, of Forsyth, MO.

Earl C. Collins passed away on Monday, July 31, 2017. He was born September 1, 1934 at Cedar Creek, MO., son of William and Eunice (Blackwell) Collins.

Earl had served in the Navy; during that time he met and married June Phillips at Philadelphia, PA., Dec. 13, 1958.  Earl worked for Eastern Airlines as a ground support equipment maintenance man. He and June lived in Geogia for many years. After the airline company dissolved he worked various jobs until retirement.  In 2002 Earl decided to return to Taney County where he was born and raised, to be closer to family.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, June Collins; daughters, Wendy Long and husband Russell, and Susan Leo and husband Domenic;  7 grandchildren; siblings, Junior “Joseph” Collins and wife Helen; L.T. Collins and wife Barbara, Oleta Beeler and husband Ernest, Scott Collins and wife Juanita, Jean Cummings, Dobie Youngblood and husband Frank Smith; and several nieces and nephews.  

Earl was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Opalee Rogers, and brother in-law, Willard Cummings.

Cremation has been entrusted to Whelchel Grace Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to your favorite charity.


 Service Information

Graveside Inurnment
August 4, 2017

1:00 PM
Cedar Creek Cemetery
Highway M
Cedar Creek, MO 78612

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