- Eldon Collins
- Date of Death:
- Jun 26, 2012
- Location of Service:
- Price Funeral Home Chapel - Maryville
Eldon Lloyd Collins, 82, Maryville, Missouri died Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at Heartland Regional Hospital, St. Joseph, Missouri.
He was born October 26, 1929, the son of the late Marvin Ashton and Verna Merle (Treese) Collins in Pickering, Missouri.
Eldon was united in marriage to Delores Ann Moore, August 3, 1957, in St. Joseph.
A graduate of Skidmore High School, class of 1947, Eldon received a BS in Agriculture from the University of Missouri, Columbia.
Eldon was a retired farmer. He also had worked as a rural letter carrier, retiring after 28 years of service, and a realtor with United Country Twaddle Realty, Maryville, Missouri.
Serving his country from 1951-1955, Eldon was a veteran of the United States Navy.
His memberships include the James Edward Gray American Legion Post #100, Maryville; lifetime member of University of Missouri; National Association of Retired Federal Employees; and the Rural Letter Carriers Association; and attended First United Methodist Church, Maryville.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Ron and Jack Collins.
Survivors include his wife Delores of the home; three children, Kevin Lloyd (Heather) Collins, San Antonio, Texas; Kimberly Ann Carathers, Topeka, Kansas; Dr. Kyle Ashton Collins, Maryville; six grandsons, Liam, Colman, Rowan, Grant, and Quin Collins, Logan Carathers; great grandson, Eli Carathers; two brothers Howard Collins, Taft, California, Dr. David Collins, Centralia, Illinois; two sisters, Joan Walker and Alice Gard, both of Maryville, and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 6-8 PM Thursday, June 28, at the Price Funeral Home, Maryville, where services will be held at 2 PM Friday. Burial will be in the Nodaway Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Maryville.
Memorials may be given to the Nodaway County Senior Center or Nodaway County Chapter of the American Cancer Society.
- Location of Services:
- Price Funeral Home Chapel
- 120 East 1st Street
Located approximately 45 minutes North of St. Joseph, Missouri, via Interstate 29 North to US 71 North (Exit 56A), Price Funeral Home is located at the corner of First and Market in Maryville, Missouri.
Coming from the South: Stay on US 71 North (1st stop light) to the intersection of MO 46 & US 71/136 Highways (2nd Stop Light). At the light turn left onto MO 46 West, continue going straight West 14 blocks. Turn left on Market, and the funeral home parking lots (upper and lower levels) are to the left.
Coming from the North: Stay on US 71/136 South (1st stop light) to the intersection of MO 46/US136. Merge right onto MO 46 West, continue straight on First Street traveling 14 blocks to Market (turn left), and the parking lots are on the east side of Market Street.
Coming from the East: Stay on MO46/US136 West (1st stop light), continue straight on First Street to the intersection of Market Street. Turn left and the parking lots are on the left.
Coming from the West: Stay on MO46 East (First Street), continue on through 1st stop light (First and Main), go one block East, turn right on Market, and parking is on the left.