Dewey Gene Collins, 64, of Hi Hat, died Thursday, December 9, 2004, at his residence.
Born January 14, 1940, in Floyd County, he was the son of the late Andy and Ida Gayheart Collins. He was a disabled coal miner, and a member of U.M.W.A. Local Union 5899, of Wheelwright.
He is survived by his wife, Daisy Marie Harris Collins.
Other survivors include two sons: Dewey Collins Jr., and John David Collins, both of Hi Hat; a daughter, April Elizabeth Lawson of Keokee, Virginia; two sisters: Judy Moore of Price, and Colletta Burchett, of Salyersville; grandchildren: Steven Lawson, Dustin, Alexander Collins, Justin Tyler Collins, John David Collins Jr., Amber Nicole Collins, Justin Prater, Rebecca Lynn Prater, Tyler Rutherford, and Ethan John Collins; and one great-grandchild, Bethany Carol Lawson.
Funeral services were conducted Sunday, December 12, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating.
Burial was in the Boyd Cemetery, at Hi Hat, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.
Visitation was at the funeral home.