Palmer Y. Collins

first_imgPalmer Y. Collins, age 82 of Batesville, Indiana passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at Arbor Grove Village in Greensburg, IN.  The son of William and Ethel Collins was born on January 22, 1934 in Knott County, KY. Over 50 years ago he married Gail ‘Wanda’ Collins in 1964 in Penntown, IN.Palmer worked at Union Furniture for 30 years before going to work for Heart Wood Products where he retired from.  He was a farmer at heart, tending to his place for many years, as it was a labor of love.    The US Army Veteran enjoyed vacationing especially fishing trips to Canada.  A favorite hobby of his was driving around in his 1929 Model A Pick-Up truck.  The 1952 Napoleon High School graduate was also known to love his sweets.He will be missed by his loving wife Wanda, 5 nieces, 8 nephews, brothers Ray Collins (Jan), Darol Collins (Toni) and sister Debbie Dieckmann (Glenn).In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his sisters Sue Guttapfel and Judy Groves, along with his brother-in-law Henry Groves.Visitation will be Tuesday, October 18, 2016 from 5-8pm at Meyers Funeral Home in Batesville.  Funeral Services are Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 10:00am at Meyers Funeral Home, Batesville.  Rev. Paul Wenning officiating. Burial to follow in the Adams Church Cemetery.Memorials may be given to the Alzheimers Association c/o the funeral home.last_img

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