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Faron Ross Collins, 62, Licking, Missouri, formerly of West Plains, Missouri, son of the late Alonzo Collins and Connie Woolf Collins, was born August 8, 1960 in Siloam Springs, Missouri and died June 27, 2023 at his home in Licking, Missouri.

He is survived by one son, Faron Ross Collins, Jr. and one daughter; two brothers, Herman Collins, West Plains, Missouri and James Collins, Licking, Missouri; one sister, Dana Smith, Wasola, Missouri.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Alonza and Connie Collins; his grandparents, Larkin and Ida Collins; two brothers, Jerry Collins and Randall Collins, and one sister Talena Hayes.

Faron loved hunting and fishing. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him

Memorial visitation will be held Saturday, July 1, 2023 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., at Carter Funeral Home Inc., West Plains, Missouri.



  1. Verlin Bunch
    June 29, 2023 @ 6:01 pm

    Rest in peace cuz!!! You’re going to be missed by all who knew you!!! Enjoy paradise!!

  2. James Brown
    June 30, 2023 @ 5:46 am

    Always liked Faron we went to school together he was a nice person always loved talking to him he will be missed by all those who new him

    • Karen Collins
      June 30, 2023 @ 2:59 pm

      Rest In Peace Hoot. I’m sure gonna miss the laughs. I’m blessed to have so many good memories of you. You will definitely be missed cuz.

  3. Lora Mae Collins
    July 13, 2023 @ 10:14 pm

    You’re certainly going to be missed but remembered forever cuz and fly high with the eagles