Marion H. Collins of Huntington

Marion H. Collins, 86, of Huntington, passed away Sunday, September 18, 2011 at his home. He was born June 21, 1925 in Prestonsburg, Ky., a son of the late Charlie and Emma Spears Collins. Marion was a carpenter and a US Army Veteran. Marion enjoyed hunting and fishing as well as wood working and had a love for helping others. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 76 years Mary Helen Collins. He was also preceded in death by six sisters, Anice Webb, Gladys Patrick, Annalee Jackson, Lucy Thompson, Alice Raines and Gracie Terry; five brothers, Kelly Collins, Jeff Collins, Rudolph Collins, Woodrow Collins and Tommy Collins. Survivors include one brother, Bobby (Joyce) Collins of Akron, Ohio, numerous nieces and nephews. Marion will be loved and missed by everyone who knew him. Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bartram Chapel with Pastor Richard Maynard officiating. Burial will follow at the Frasher Cemetery in Fort Ga.