It is with deep sadness I inform you of the death of Firefighter Ted Rodney Collett. He was 41 years old.
Firefighter Collett sustained injuries while fighting a fire on October 29, 2016. He was hospitalized at Pikeville Regional Medical Center where he passed Thursday evening at approximately 8:30 p.m.
Rodney is survived by his parents Shirley and Ted Collett. He was a member of both the Red Bird Fire Department and the Bell County Fire Department. He will be missed by many.
Please keep Rodney’s family, brother and sister firefighters, and friends in your thoughts and prayers. The family asks that we respect their privacy during this difficult time. Visitation and funeral information is pending