Marvin Eugene Collins (Pee Wee), 59, of Tucker Lane in Newport, departed this life Tuesday morning, November18, 2008 at Montgomery Regional Hospital in Blacksburg after a long illness. Born in Giles County on July 24, 1949 he was a son of the late Helen M. Collins. PeeWee had been employed in custodial services at Montgomery Regional Hospital and at VPI where he had retired on disability. He was an avid sportsman, loved hunting and fishing and was looking forward to this years deer season. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
He leaves to cherish his memory a sister and brother-in-law Deborah and Tucker Harvey of Newport; two nieces Kim Myers and Shannon Stump; great niece Haleigh Myers; great nephews Caleb Stump, Cullen Myers, and Mason Myers; special friends Barbara Lambert, Ronnie and Pat Caldwell, and Priscilla Soucek.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke with burial following in the Williams Cemetery at Hoges Chapel. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 PM. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.