The  Shelbyville  News
April 21, 2006
Elvra Braxton “Pete” Collier, 56, of Shelbyville, died Wednesday, April 19, 2006, at Jewish Hospital, Louisville, Ky.
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  of Shelbyville; one stepdaughter,  Carrie Ann Gaff;  one stepson,  Jerry Brandon Wireman;  two brothers,  James “Bud” Collier  of 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  of Arlington; two grandchildren,  Tyson Quick  and  Trey Laster; 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 25 years.
Graduated in 1969 from Waldron High School.
U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in Germany.
Member of the American Legion and former member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles.
Loved fishing and racing.
Freeman Family Funeral Homes, Carmony-Ewing Broadway Chapel, 232 W. Broadway St., with Mike Bartlett officiating.
Burial:  St. Vincent Cemetery, Shelby County, with military rites conducted by local service organizations.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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