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Clyde Ray Collins
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Birth: Feb. 14, 1925
Death: Oct. 3, 2012

Clyde Collins
February 14, 1925 - October 3, 2012
Harriman, Tennessee

Clyde Ray Collins, age 87, a resident of Harriman, passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville. He was a member of Emory Heights Baptist Church.

Mr. Collins was a veteran of the US Army having served in the Americal Division during WWII; he was the former Harriman City judge having served in that post from 1984-1992, former Roane County Commissioner for 15 years. He was Commander of VFW Post # 6598 as well as a former Chaplain and trustee. Harriman Utility Board member, Exalted Ruler of Roane County Elks. Member of the Harriman Masonic Lodge # 569, Kerbela Shrine Temple and Roane County Shriners. He was a member also of The Emory Golf and Country Club. Mr Collins is a former State of TN District 2 Commander, Chief of Staff, and quartermaster of the VFW. He was named as Roane County Treasurer, 2010, and Appointed Colonel Aide de Camp in 2012 State of Tennessee. He retired from Oak Ridge X10. Preceded in death by his parents, sister, Florence Collins Brown, brothers Eugene & James.

Survivors
Wife Bernice Collins of Harriman
Daughter Margaret Johnson of Harriman
Son Steve Collins of Harriman
Granddaughter Chelsey Collins Cook of Harriman
Sister Betty Collins Sipmson and husband Charles of Monterey, Tn
Brother Paul Collins & wife Brenda of Michigan

Funeral 7 PM Saturday at Kyker Funeral Home Chapel in Harriman. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 PM Saturday at Kyker Funeral Home in Harriman. Private entombment at Roane Memorial gardens. Honorary pallbears Jot Raymond, Dr. Ronald Higgs, Dustin Cook, Alvin Poole, Lyle Ensey, Chris Mason, Scott Mason, Randy Ellis

 
 
Burial:
Roane Memorial Gardens
Rockwood
Roane County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Teresa Harris
Record added: Oct 03, 2012
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Thank You for your service.
-Anonymous
 Added: Jul. 10, 2013
Rest in peace, Clyde. You are missed.
- Becky Young
 Added: Jul. 10, 2013
Americal Division Veteran
- vabloom
 Added: Oct. 15, 2012
 
 
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