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Farmer Collins Jr.

February 21, 1928 — December 25, 2021

West Paducah

Farmer Collins Jr., 93, of West Paducah went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 25, 2021 at his residence.

Junior was born in Middlesboro, KY on February 21, 1928.  He relocated to Louisville, KY along with his family during World War II.  Later he met and married Mildred Burton in 1949.  They moved to Paducah in 1951 and made it their home.

He was a 69-year pipefitter and belonged to Local 184.  He was a long-time standing member of Bellview Baptist Church, where he taught Sunday School for many years.  He was the leader for Bible Study in the rest homes from August 1996 to November 2017.  Mr. Collins was a Kentucky Colonel and Duke of Paducah.  He also worked as a poll officer in Concord precinct.

Surviving is his wife of 72 years, Mildred Collins of West Paducah; one son, Larry E Collins (Janice Pandolfi); one daughter, Sandra F Ham (David Ham); one daughter in law, Marsha Collins; five grandchildren; four great grandchildren; one brother, Alva Collins and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents Farmer Collins Sr and Beulah (Sheffler) Collins; two brothers, Bill and Tom “Jimmy” Collins; and one son, Jerry Collins.

Funeral services will be at 11:00am on Thursday, December 30, 2021 at Lindsey Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Davidson officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.

Friends may visit the family from 5:00pm to 8:00pm on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at the funeral home.

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Lindsey Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.

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Wednesday, December 29, 2021

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Thursday, December 30, 2021

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