Elmer David Paris, 64, of Collins passed away on August 8, 2018 at his home.
He was born on November 19, 1953 in Tennessee to the late David F. Paris and Annie Lee Barnett Paris Lytle.
Mr. Paris was a retired structural steel welder, a United States Marine Veteran and was of the Pentecostal faith.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by two brothers, Jim08my and Wayne Allen Paris.
Survivors include two daughters, Amanda Paris of Collins and Rebecca Paris Thorne and husband Daniel of Dermott; three sons, Patrick David Paris and Thomas Eric Paris both of Dermott and Anthony Wayne Paris of McGehee; three grandchildren, Matthew and Hailey Thorne and Athena Paris; two sisters, Martha Swayze and husband Charles and Ginger Standridge and husband Ronnie both of Collins; one brother, Billy Paris and wife Stacey of Russellville; his stepfather, Ronnie Lytle of Collins; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 13, at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello. Burial with military honors will follow at Rash Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Sunday evening at the funeral home.