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Kevin Collins


Sunrise: July 28, 1957

Sunset: July 30, 2019

Kevin Kyle “KC” Collins, 62 departed his life to enter into enteral rest on July 30, 2019.  Kevin was often referred to as KC by his friends and family.  He was born on July 28, 1957 in Norfolk, VA to the late Clarence and Dorothy Collins.

Kevin graduated from Granby High School and attended Norfolk State University.  He worked for Nexcom and USAA.

Kevin was a great father and was loved by his friends.  He  enjoyed being around his buddies, watching sports games and talking about old times.  Kevin loved to cook and his favorite food to eat was fish.  When he was young, he always told his mom to make sure he had his bowtie on before he left for school, and when he was younger, he was in a Temptation Group.  He was often told he resembled Teddy Pendergrass.

He leaves to cherish his loving memory, two daughters, Karitta Monique McClease from Atlanta, GA and Janay Kiara Collins (mother Renee Collins) from Virginia Beach; His siblings, Doris Cross (Ernest), Jacqueline McDonald, Joyce Smith, from Norfolk; Michael Collins from Rhode Island, Gloria Hargett (Robert), and Denise Green (Tracey) from Norfolk; Two aunts Marie Sablon from Patterson, NJ and Delores Hill from Norfolk, VA; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Viewing Friday, August 9, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 7246 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Saturday, August 10, 2019 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Chapel Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery 8100 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505

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    Phyllis James Gaynor says

    Praying for the family that God would give you all the strength that you need to get through this tough time may God bless you all

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    Adrianna Yonkers says

    My deepest condolences to the family. Praying for you all and my God give you strength and comfort during this difficult time.

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    Regina Owens says

    Expressing my most heart felt condolences to daughters Karitta and Janay, as well as the other special family members. May God provide you all the courage and strength to get through this challenging time of the loss of “Our Guy” KC. Rest In Peace My Dear Friend, Rest In Peace. You shall forever remain in my heart!

    Gina

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    Vernice Davis says

    To a loving family who have lost a wonderful family member. He leaves a void but many fond memories full of jokes, laughter and high school parties, I remember 28th street and foot ball games very well. Sleep on my dear friend, you are missed.

    Vernice

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    Kim and Jessica Fisher says

    No word hold enough power to ease your hearts pain.
    May God bless you to overcome the crucial situation! and don’t think yourself alone in this journey.

    My Heartfelt Sympathy to the Family.

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    Deborah cross says

    Words cannot express what I am feeling now. I’m sure I can also speak for my siblings when I say he really was our brother from another mother. I’ve known Kevin just about all my life and my heart goes out to his children his siblings nieces nephews cousins and countless friends. Kevin was a silly lovable person and he will be sorely missed. If Kevin joked you it was indication that he loved you. He looked after the people he loved. What an upstanding and smart individual. Kevin you’re at peace now and we will all miss you…. love your honesty sister….Deborah Davis Cross

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      Deborah cross says

      Correction to previous message..I meant to type honorary sister

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    Linda Phillips says

    All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is our merciful Father and the source of all comfort. He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others. When they are troubled, we will be able to give them the same comfort God has given us.
    (2 Corinthians 1:3-4)

    My deepest sympathy,
    God Bless,
    Linda Phillips

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    Brenda Hayes says

    My condolences to the family. Kevin will truly be miss, he was my lunch partner at NEXCOM. My sympathy to his family.

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    Jackie George says

    It’s so hard, to believe you’re gone, but you will never be forgotten. R.I.P.

    Karitta, Janay & family, I pray that God, wraps his loving arms around you and gives you, the strength & comfort you need to endure.

    Keeping you in my prayers! Jay George

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    Jackie. ( Jay) George says

    It’s so hard, to believe you’re gone, but you will never be forgotten. R.I.P.

    Karitta, Janay & family, I pray that God, wraps his loving arms around you and gives you, the strength & comfort you need to endure.

    The days ahead, will not be easy, so i’m keeping you in my prayers!

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    Donna Hale says

    This truly saddens me. KC was a great person/friend and he is truly gone too soon. Although I’m in California, we knew each other well from my years in VaBch at Nexcom. My condolences to the entire family. Stand strong and to his kids, continue making him proud. He’s looking down on you and walking with you. Praying for you!

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    Angela L. Parker says

    My heartfelt sympathy and deepest condolences to his family. May God provide His strength and His love to see you through. My prayers are with you.

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    Stacey Whitmore Horner & Raven Bell says

    We are so sorry for your loss. May your favorite memories, that show up as tears on your cheeks, soon warm your hearts. Memories of our beloved Kevin will live on through all of you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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    Marshall Tabb says

    Oftentimes death is not the end but rather the beginning of a new journey. I know Kevin’s spiritual journey is already planned. Family worry not about what Kevin left for you, focus on what he left in you! RIP my lifetime friend.

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    Debra Williams says

    Dear Family, Friends and Relatives, I remember laughing with Kevin while living in Park Place and we were classmates at Blair Jr High and Granby High School. Kevin was always a nice guy. Praying God’s Peace , Comfort and Strength to the family.

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    Prince Timothy Vondell Jefferson aka The Headeagle says

    My brother to your family, I send my sincere condolences with love, may Our Father grant your family peace and comfort during this time of bereavement . You and I shall meet again, I’m in no rush, however I do know that you’ll be first to meet me at The Pearly Gates of Heaven . Rest my brother rest. With loving memories, Prince Timothy Vondell Jefferson aka The Headeagle

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    Dee-Dee Jones says

    My heartfelt condolences to the family. Kevin, Mann and had some fun times. He was such a funny man
    Always laughing and joking.
    Rest in Peace my brother
    You WILL be missed

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    Latiya Clark says

    To Gloria and all the Collins family
    You are in my thoughts and prayers. I know that God will carry you thru each moment of your grief and pray that your memories will soon bring your hearts peace for having Kevin in your life.

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    Brandon Cheek says

    I Give My Belated Condolence and Prayer to The Kevin Collins Family & Friends Circle. What a Decent & Personable Man & Friend & Good Acquaintance I met at Granby High School in the Mid-70’s in Norfolk, VA. May Kevin’s Spirit rest with Our Creator and May HE Comfort Your Hearts and Emotions. Peace & Love Always!

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    Regina Owens says

    “Some people come into our lives and quickly go away, some stay for a while and leave Footprints On Our Hearts…and we are forever changed”!!

    Thank You KC for leaving that Big Footprint on My Heart!!

    Rest In Peace

    Gina

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