Ken Collier, who spent 40 years with the Decatur Police Department before retiring as chief in 2010, has died. He was 71.

Visitation will be Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Shelton Funeral Home followed by a memorial service in its chapel at 1 p.m.

The funeral home said Collier died Tuesday.

—brucem@decaturdaily.com or 256-340-2431. Twitter @BruceMcLellan1 

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