Otha Collins

COLLINS, Otha Harold, 82, of Wheeling died on Sunday, November 11, 2012 at his home.

He was born July 9, 1930 in Gilmore County, son of the late Oda and Eva Castow Collins.

Otha was a retired coal miner, a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and a Protestant by faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mavis Langford Collins and two sons, William and Jimmy Collins.

Surviving are a son Kenny Collins, and a daughter Debbie Sparks both of Wheeling; three grandchildren Theresa and Ryan Sparks and James Collins; a brother, three sisters and three great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 from 5-8 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Home, Burke Chapel, 2101 Warwood Ave., Wheeling (304-277-2722) where services will be held on Wednesday, November 14 at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Dennis Arnold officiating. Interment will be held in Short Creek cemetery. Personal condolences may be offered to the family at www.kepnerfuneral.com.