Laymon (Bud) Eugene Collins,75, of Sedalia passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at his home in Sedalia, Missouri. He was born on July 15, 1941 at Powhatten, Arkansas the son of Laymon and Lorene Hanshaw Collins, who preceded him in death.
Bud was a dedicated Moose Lodge member and officer, holding every office available. He owned and operated Bud’s Auto for over 15 years. He was also a member of the American Legion Post #642. He served honorably in the US Army and the Army National Guard. Bud was a “father” to many and never knew a stranger.
Survivors include his daughter Cynthia (Steven) Hopewell and his sons Jimmy Collins and Jeffrey (Colleen) Collins, six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, his dear friend and companion Marsha Lefevers, and many relatives and friends in Missouri and Arkansas.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, September 24, 2016 at the Moose Lodge #1494, Sedalia. Visitation will be at 10:00 am at the Lodge.
Burial will be at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville, MO.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Rea Funeral Chapel.