The Shelbyville News
Elvra Braxton “Pete” Collier, 56, of Shelbyville, died Wednesday,
April 19, 2006, at Jewish Hospital, Louisville, Ky.
April 21, 2006
Born Sept. 11, 1949, in Letcher, Ky., s/o Riley
Edward and Causby Naville (Moore) Collier.
Married Toni Rae Cord, and she preceded him in death on July 18, 1993.
Married Cheryl Ann Kaminski on Jan. 13, 2006, and she survives.
Other survivors: daughter, Carrie Ann (husband, John)
Laster of Shelbyville; one son, Zachary Braxton Collier
Shelbyville; one stepdaughter, Carrie Ann Gaff;
one stepson, Jerry Brandon Wireman; two brothers, James “Bud” Collier
Shelbyville and Don Collier of North Carolina; five sisters,
Shirley Bartlett of Flat Rock, Sue Adams, Nancy Cooper and
Pam Hattabaugh, all of Shelbyville, and Kathy Dell Fuchs
Arlington; two grandchildren, Tyson Quick and
and five stepgrandchildren, Jordan, Jada, Dakota,
Lexus and Serenity.
Printer at Standard Register for the past two
years. Previously had been employed at Keystone Printing for
Graduated in 1969 from Waldron High School.
U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, serving
Member of the American Legion and former member of the
Fraternal Order of Eagles.
Loved fishing and racing.
Funeral Homes, Carmony-Ewing Broadway Chapel, 232 W. Broadway
with Mike Bartlett officiating.
Burial: St. Vincent Cemetery, Shelby County, with
military rites conducted by local service organizations.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming