Memorial service for Johnson County Master Deputy Brandon Collins

OLATHE, Kan. -- Friends and family of a veteran Johnson County deputy who died in a crash early Sunday continue to pay their final respects on Thursday with a memorial service.

Master Deputy Brandon Collins was killed during a traffic stop when a suspected drunk driver crashed into his patrol vehicle.

The memorial service got underway Thursday at 2 p.m.  Before the service at the College Church of the Nazarene, 2020 E Sheridan St., in Olathe, a procession honored Deputy Collins, as members of the community, friends and family lined 143rd Street between Black Bob and Mur-Lin to show their appreciation and sorrow.

Deputy Collins' inurnment will be in Oilton, Okla.,on Saturday.

Collins is remembered as a dedicated, hard-hardworking deputy of more than 20 years, a beloved father and husband, and a good friend. Family members said Collins was killed in the line of duty just hours after his daughter's fourth birthday.

The visitation service was Wednesday night. Watch FOX 4's coverage in the video below.