SWEETSER — Larry B. Collins, 64, went home to be with his Lord and Savior surrounded by his loving family, Tuesday, August 28, 2012, in Marion General Hospital, Marion, Indiana after a sudden illness. He was born on March 6, 1948 to Austin and Waneta (Cates) Collins. Larry married Peggy Ann Himelick Ancil on November 19, 1988 at Herbst United Methodist Church, Marion, Indiana. She survives.
Larry was a long time active member of Herbst United Methodist Church, Marion, Indiana. Larry graduated from Fairmount High School, class of 1966, attended Vincennes University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agronomy from Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana. He retired after 38 years from Irving Materials, Inc. He enjoyed NASCAR, riding his bicycle, being a talented handyman and spending time with his grandchildren.