Donald Wayne Collins, age 56, of Bridgeport, WV, formerly of Grafton, passed away Thursday, February 6, 2014, at United Hospital Center. He was born in Harrison County, WV, a son of the late Farrell and Mary Lou (Barnhart) Collins. His wife of 32 years, Robin (Shaffer) Collins, survives. They were united in marriage June 12, 1981.
Donnie was the owner of C&S Auto Brokers of Grafton, and was a self employed truck contractor for the US Postal Service. Donnie was a loving husband and father, his family and friends always come first. He had accepted the Lord as his savior. He enjoyed fishing, horses and antique cars.
In addition to his wife he is survived by: one son, Stevin Collins, of Bridgeport; two grandchildren, Isaac Poling and Stephanie Collins, both of Bridgeport; siblings, Sue Sapp, of Newburg, Sonya Shingleton and husband John, of Bridgeport, David Collins, of Elkins, Larry and Janet Collins, of Grafton, and Tammy Jones and husband John, of Clarksburg; his mother-in-law, Evelyn Stewart, of Bridgeport; two sisters-in-law, Roxana Goff, and Crystal Corbin, of Preston County; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by: his grandparents Macil and Grover Barnhart; one brother, Roger Collins; and one sister Brenda Williams.
Friends may call at Bartlett Funeral Home, 202 McGraw Ave, Grafton, on Sunday, February 9, 2014, from 2-8 PM. Funeral services will be conducted at 12 Noon, Monday, February 10, 2014, at the funeral home, with Pastor Dave Maley assisted by Rev. Steve Edwards. Interment will follow at Woodsdale Memorial Park.
Online condolences and sympathy gifts can be sent to the Collins family at www.bartlettfuneralhomewv.com