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Milburn Ray Collins

May 4, 1937 ~ November 29, 2022 (age 85) 85 Years Old
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Milburn Ray Collins, 85, of Ashland, Kentucky passed away at his residence on Tuesday, November 29, 2022.

Ray as he was known to his family and friends was born in New Hall, West Virginia, on May 4, 1937. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Matthew Collins and Minnie Belle Jones Collins; as well as four brothers and four sisters.

Ray served honorably in the Army National Guard and retired as supervisor of the Hillsboro County Road Department in Florida. He enjoyed fishing and previously owned and operated a small engine shop.

Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 62 years, Alma Lawson Collins of Ashland, KY; son, James (and wife, Michelle) Collins of Winnemucca, NV; two granddaughters, Kristi (and husband, Jason) Bryan and Rebeka (and husband, Alan) Koson; three great grandchildren, Lylah Bryan and Matthew and Alana Koson.

Ray will be laid to rest during a private family ceremony at Horton Ridge Cemetery in Swords Creek, Virginia.

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