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Palmer Y. Collins, 82, Batesville, died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, at Arbor Grove Village, Greensburg.
Born Jan. 22, 1934, in Knott County Kentucky, he was the son of William and Ethel Collins. He married Gail "Wanda" Overbey Collins in 1964 in Penntown, and she survives.
The United States Army veteran worked at Union Furniture and then at Heartwood Products and also farmed.
He is also survived by five nieces; eight nephews; two brothers: Ray Collins (Jan) and Darol Collins (Toni); and one sister: Debbie Dieckmann (Glenn).
He was preceded in death by two sisters: Judy Groves and Sue Gutapfel; and brother-in-law Henry Groves.
Visitation is Tuesday, Oct. 18, from 5-8 p.m., and the service officiated by Chaplain Paul Wenning is Wednesday, Oct. 19, at 10 a.m. at Meyers Funeral Home. Burial is at Adams Church Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
Published on October 17, 2016
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