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Meet your neighbor – Don Collins

Jan. 4, 2019 – Don Collins said he worked as a painting contractor for over 40 years while living in Iowa. After moving to Excelsior Springs, he ran Cabinets, Vanities and More, located on Broadway Avenue. He currently works as an assembler at the local Walmart.

MOLLY ROBERTS | Submitted photo

Collins said his son currently lives at Waterloo, Iowa where he heads the surgical ward of the veterans’ hospital in Iowa City.

As he can, he said he rides with the Patriot Guard Riders who works to honor fallen veterans. They stand in flag lines at both funeral homes and gravesites, he said.

He said he loves to ride his motorcycle and takes it most places in warm weather. He said he often taken along his girlfriend Molly Roberts.

Collins said he loves everything about Roberts and her family. He said he also plans to stay in the Excelsior community.

“Glad to be an Excelsior resident and have no thoughts on leaving,” he said.

By Kimberely Blackburn •

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