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 Alexander R. “Alex” Collins

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Alexander R. “Alex” Collins

  • Birth 7 Nov 1914
  • Death 18 May 1997
  • Burial Wytheville, Wythe County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 36786038

COLLINS, Alexander R., ("Alex"), 82, of Mount Airy, NC, and formerly of Max Meadows, VA, died Sunday, May 18, 1997, in a Mount Airy hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Alice Doss; a daughter, Nina C. Rogers; a son, Billy Eugene Doss, and a granddaughter, Marsha Riggins. He is survived by one daughter & son-in-law, Wanda C. & Raymond Gravley, with whom he made his home for the past eight years, of Mount Airy, NC; four sons & two daughters-in-law, Bruce Collins of Mount Airy, NC, Alexander R. ("Joe") Collins Jr. of Pembroke, VA, Damon E. ("Butch") & Mary Lee Collins of Wytheville, VA, and Douglas C. & Mary Collins of Pulaski, VA; three sisters, Pauline Lloyd of Baltimore, MD, Edith White of Dublin, VA, and Mae Sampson of Wytheville, VA; one brother, D.P. Collins of Max Meadows, VA; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Grubb Funeral Home Chapel, Wytheville, VA, with the interment in West End Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Grubb Funeral Home from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, or at the home of his son and daughter-in-law, Butch and Mary Lee Collins, at 1445 Peppers Ferry Road, Wytheville, at any time. Grubb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

ROANOKE TIMES, Tues, May 20, 1997


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  • Maintained by: Denise Drake Horton
  • Originally Created by: Becky
  • Added: 6 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36786038
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alexander R. “Alex” Collins (7 Nov 1914–18 May 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36786038, citing West End Cemetery, Wytheville, Wythe County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Denise Drake Horton (contributor 47089329) .