Korey Jeffery Collins, 15, of Wheelersburg, died Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at his home of apparent natural causes. Born on July 12, 1999 in Polk County, Florida, he was a sophomore at Wheelersburg High School, attended Lombardsville Community Church, and was a member of the Challenger baseball and basketball leagues and Just for Fun Bowling team.
Korey is survived by his mother, Ruth Collins of Wheelersburg; his father, Stuart M. “Marty” Johnson of North Moreland; his biological parents, Sarah Woods of North Moreland and Darryl J. Collins of Ashland, KY; grandparents, Rita Martin of West Portsmouth and Darryl Collins of Wheelersburg; great-grandmothers, Nelva Jean Dickerson of Wadsworth and Helen Collins of Wheelersburg; four brothers, Stephen Blair of Washington Courthouse, Darrin Johnson of North Moreland, Brandon Hall of Sciotoville and Wayne hall of South Webster; four sisters, Erin Martin of Wheelersburg, Gabby Collins of North Moreland, Aleah Collins of Ashland and Marie Kearns of Franklin Furnace; an uncle, Bryan Collins of West Portsmouth, a great-uncle, Jeff Dickerson of California; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday at the BRANT FUNERAL HOME IN SCIOTOVILLE with Rev. Mike Queen and Chaplain J. D. Stevens officiating. Interment will be in South Webster Cemetery.
The family will receive guests at Brant’s from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday and after 10:00 a.m. on Saturday.
Memorial gifts may be made to District #11 Challenger League.