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September 30, 1972 ~ October 11, 2021 (age 49)


Paul “Chew-Backer” Collins, age 49, of Middlesboro, Kentucky, passed away on October 11, 2021.

He was born on September 30, 1972 in Middlesboro, KY to Johnny and Betty Collins.

He was preceded in death by his mother Betty Collins, brother Dave Collins and his grandparents.

Paul loved anything and everything to do with cars. Whether it was trading, doing body work or going for a ride, he loved it. He also enjoyed fishing, riding motorcycles, and getting to spend time with his family and friends. Chew-Backer was a friend to all and will be missed by so many.

Left to cherish his memory, loving wife Edna Collins, son Johnathan Collins and his girlfriend Savanna Brock, father Johnny Collins, special brother Thomas Anderson and wife Lisa, sister Barbara Collins, aunt Janie Vanbeber, many special friends including Randy Miracle, Cephas Barnett, Willie Fuson, Bobby Washam, Danny Smith, Travis Slusher, Jason Lake, Jason McCullough, Mitchell Hembree, Jesse Hoover, as well as so many other relatives and friends who will miss him dearly.

The family of Paul Collins will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Friday, October 15, 2021 at Green Hills Funeral Home.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 16, 2021 at the Green Hills Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Eric Jordan and Rev. Richard Barnett presiding. Music will be provided by Larry Roark and Nichole Mike.

Graveside Services will immediately follow in the Smith Cemetery, Stephens Branch, Middleboro, KY.

Pallbearers will be Tom Anderson, Mitchell Hembree, Tony Turba, Shawn Lovin, Randall Collins, Billy Hensley, Opie Hoover, James Massengill, and Madison Barnett.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial contributions be made to Green Hills Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.

Green Hills Funeral Home, Middlesboro, is honored to serve the Collins Family.


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October 15, 2021

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Green Hills Funeral Home
31 Hurst Road
Middlesboro, KY 40965

Funeral Service
October 16, 2021

2:00 PM
Green Hills Funeral Home
31 Hurst Road
Middlesboro, KY 40965

Graveside Service
October 16, 2021

Smith Cemetery (Middlesboro, Kentucky)

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