Clayton Virgil Collins, age 71 of Pekin, Indiana passed away Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 2:55 pm, in University Of Louisville Hospital.

Born November 5, 1945 in Jamboree, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Lazarus Collins and Phoebe (Estepp) Collins.

On January 1, 1967 he married Patricia (Rooker) Collins, who passed away January 19, 2011. Clayton was a retired employee of the old Worley Lumber and Mull Lumber Companies.

He had been a resident Washington County since 1982 and was formerly of Chicago.

Survivors include: Son Jeremy Collins, Pekin; 4 Brothers: Lawrence, Clifford, Clinton and David Collins and 2 Grandchildren: Justina Tatlock and Josh Carter of Salem and 4 great grandchildren: Brennen Collins, Myles Tatlock, Amelia and Kaelyn Carter.

He was preceded in death by Son: Virgil and 4 of Brothers and 2 sisters. Funeral Service: 1:00 pm Thursday at Dawalt Funeral Home with Bro. Bruce Stephenson officiating.

Visitation: 10 am to 1 pm Thursday at Dawalt Funeral Home. Interment and committal service will follow at Blue River Baptist Cemetery near Salem.