May 16, 2013

Bobby R. Collett

Staff Writer

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — Bobby R. Collett, 69, of London, Ky., passed away Saturday, May 11, 2013, at UK Hospital in Lexington, Ky.

He was a construction worker and member of Hopewell Baptist Church.

He was an extraordinary, loving man leaving behind three children, Bobby R. Collett Jr. and wife Vivian, and John C. Collett, both of London, and Donna Gayle Collett-Whittaker and husband Ronnie of Richmond, Ky.; seven sisters, Wilma Roberts of Manchester, Ky., Lucille Smith of Ormond, Fla., Betty Morris of Manchester, Ky., Sandy Henon of Louisville, Ky., Cathy Frisby of Flager, Fla., Connie Gilbert and Tina Huff, both of London; two brothers, Donnie Collett of Bethel, Ohio and Eugene Collett of Port Orange, Fla.; 14 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 40 years, Wanda Sue Collett; his parents, Frank and Rose Collett; one daughter, Penney Regina Collett-Miniard; two sisters, Grace Jones and Evelyn Philpot.  

 Funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, May 17 in the chapel of House-Rawlings Funeral Home with the Rev. Hershel Walker officiating.  

Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Gray, Ky.

The family of Bobby R. Collett will receive friends after 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 16 at the funeral home.