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Joseph F. Collins, 83, of Colonial Beach passed away Monday, July 15, 2013 at home.
He retired from Georgetown University and was a member of American Legion Post 148.
Survivors include two daughters, Delores Rouse of FL., and Holly Collins of Colonial Beach; five sons, John Morris of Chantilly, Joseph Collins III of Falls Church, Charles Collins of Front Royal, Richard Collins and Matt Collins both of Colonial Beach; two brothers, Arthur Collins of Mineral and Everett Collins of King George; a sister, Pat Jarrell of Falls Church; 22 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.
Joseph was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Jean Collins, a daughter, Sharon Bragg, a son, Thomas Morris and a brother, William Collins.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 19 at Nash & Slaw Funeral Home, Colonial Beach with the family receiving friends one hour prior to the service.
Contributions can be made to Mary Washington Hospice, 5012 Southpoint Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA 22407.
Please sign the online guest book at www.nashandslawfh.com