Ralph E. Collins was born April 24, 1952 in Jackson County and departed this life Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at his residence, being 67 years of age. He was the son of Bertha (Cain) Collins of Irvine and of the late Shirley Collins. In addition to his mother, Ralph is also survived by three children, Ralph Monroe Collins of McKee, Melissa Skinner & her husband Ray of McKee and Patty Miller & her husband Darrell of Irvine. He was blessed with five grandchildren, a host of great grandchildren and by two good friends, Doug Turner and Dorothy Taylor. Other than his father, Ralph was also preceded in death by his brother, Floyd Collins.
Graveside service 2:30 Thursday, May 9, 2019 at the Jim Carpenter Cain Cemetery. Lakes Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. www.lakesfuneralhomemckee.com