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Mr. William B. Collins age 69 of Salem passed away Saturday, September 5 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Collins was born March 13, 1946 in County Galway, Ireland the son of Frank J and Margaret Hession Collins.   He was a former employee of Tecumseh and Leader Publishing.  He was a lover of all animals.

William is survived by his wife:  Toinetta Koski Collins.  They were married August 15, 1970.  He is also survived by a daughter:  Lisa Collins of Plainfield, Indiana, a brother:  Patrick Collins (Kitty) of Seminole, Florida, three sisters:  Julia Knight (Gordon) of Salem, Theresa Allred (James) of Streamwood, Illinois and Ceil Runzel of Chicago, Illinois.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11:00AM at Weathers Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-8PM and Wednesday from 9AM-time of service.