George William “Pee Wee” Collins, Sr., 69, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Sunday, June 2, 2019. He was born locally to the late James R. Collins, Sr. and Lottie Davis Collins. He served as past League Director for South Norfolk Boys Baseball and was also an umpire. He avidly supported Oscar Smith High School football and wrestling, but was also known to enjoy professional wrestling, which he insisted wasn’t fake!
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 46 years, Deborah “Debbie” H. Collins; children, George “Billy” Collins, Jr. and his wife Jennifer, Amber Lynn Smith; grandchildren, Danielle Elizabeth Collins, Mackenzie Breann Collins, Serena Michelle Smith, Riley Nicole Smith, Michael Shea Smith; siblings, James “Jimmie” Richard Collins, Jr. and his wife Pat, Barbara Bennett, Raymond Collins and his wife Patty, and Thomas “Tommy” Michael Collins and his wife Terri. He is also survived by many extended family members, nieces, nephews, and dear friends.
The family will be receiving friends Wednesday, June 5, 2019 from 6 - 7:30pm at Graham Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1112 Kempsville Rd. Chesapeake. A graveside service will take place, Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 11am in Chesapeake Memorial Gardens. Please visit www.grahamfuneralhome.com to offer a note of condolence.