Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

January 15, 2014

Douglas Wayne Collins


Bluefield Daily Telegraph

MECHANICSVILLE, Va. — Douglas was born in Bluefield, West Virginia. He is survived by his son Brett Matthew, of Glen Bernie, Maryland; two brothers, Gary L. Collins and wife Lydia, of Mechanicsville, Va., and Joseph N. Collins and wife Melissa, of Richmond, Va.; two nephews, Gary Lynn Collins, Jr., and Gregory Thomas Collins and wife Katie of Mechanicsville, Va.; four nieces, Madelyn Claire, Carter Ann, Kaitlyn Belle, and Bailey Brooke Collins.

Douglas, a graduate of James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va., was a member of Sigma Fe Epsilon Fraternity. He was employed by the Department of Defense as a Contracting Officer and worked in Iraq for several years. Upon his return from Iraq he worked briefly for The National Institute of Health, Bethsaida, Maryland. Douglas had health issues and retired on disability and returned home to be near his family.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm, on Wednesday, January 15, at the Atlee Chapel of Woody Funeral Home, Route 301 and Shady Grove Rd, Mechanicsville, Va. Services will be held at 11 am, on Thursday, January 16, at the funeral home. Interment will be at Signal Hill Memorial Gardens.

Condolences at: www.woodyfuneralhomeatlee.com