Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

January 2, 2014

8:40 A.M. THURSDAY OBITUARY UPDATE: Mickey Alan Collins, SUMMER SHADE


Glasgow Daily Times

SUMMER SHADE — Mickey Alan Collins, 59, of Summer Shade, died Dec. 31, 2013, at University of Louisville Hospital.

He was born March 16, 1954, in Hazard, Ky., the son of the late Bobby Gene Collins and Dana Fields Collins, of Indianapolis, Ind., who survives. He married Bonnie Shockley Westmoreland on April 8, 2005.

He enjoyed camping, fishing and was an avid racing fan. He cherished his wife, adored his grandchildren and loved his family. He spent his days helping others at L & S Supply. His day was complete taking care of his faithful companion, Ginger. He was a veteran of the Army and of the Baptist faith.

He is also survived by two daughters; Christina (Chris) Zakes and Dana (Ben) Messex, both of Missouri; two step-daughters, Melissa (Mike) Fulcher, of Smiths Grove and Monica (Michael) Greer, of Center; one step-son, Willie Dale (Rhonda) Westmoreland, of Summer Shade and two sisters, Penny (Wayne) Cummins and Pam (Gene) Algood, of Indiana. He is survived by 10 grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father, Bobby Gene Collins; grandparents, Sam and Rachel Fields and Curt and Essie Collins.

Funeral services will be Friday, Jan. 3 at 2 p.m. at Summer Shade Baptist Church by Brother Chad Harston and Brother Joe Shockley. Interment will be in Summer Shade Cemetery.

Visitation will begin Thursday, Jan. 2 at 3 p.m. at McMurtrey Funeral Home and after 10 a.m. Friday at the church.