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Melvin Collins

Melvin Orlando Collins Jr.

Monday, November 1st, 1993 - Saturday, October 24th, 2020
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Melvin Orlando Collins, Jr., was born on November 1, 1993. He passed away suddenly, on October 24, 2020. He was affectionately known to his family and friends as “Luv”.

Melvin received his early education at Marion T. Academy Charter School, in Wilmington, Delaware. He graduated from Pencader Charter High School, with an astounding 4.0 grade point average. He received many awards and recognitions for his academic accomplishments. Melvin was employed as a supervisor with Allied Security for the past six years.

Luv had a devoted passion for his family and his partnership in “All Love No Hate” apparel. In his free time, Luv enjoyed sports and leisure time with his friends and family. Luv was known for his selfless acts of giving, helping others and providing a listening ear.

Luv’s greatest accomplishment was being a devoted father to his six-month-old son, Ca’Sai Mario Collins. In addition, Luv was a cherished brother, loving caring uncle and beloved son.

Melvin was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Alice Collins; maternal grandfather, Samuel White and beloved daughter, Malia Camille Collins.

Melvin leaves to cherish his memory, his son, Ca’Sai Mario Collins; parents, Melvin Collins, Sr. and Sheila White; stepfather, Sean Kelly; paternal grandfather, Melvin Lee Collins; maternal grandmother, Louise Hackett; brothers, Eubanks, Tramel, Kadeem (Taraisha), Malik, Lamin and Kareem; spiritual sisters, Ashley (S.K), Ta’Leaha and Dorie; special cousins, Ronnisha, Tanisha and Timothy “Boop”; childhood friends, Donta “Duce”, Thomas “Chucky” and Heem; special friend, Cabria Gatling; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family, friends and AB.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, November 5th, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, November 5th, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Ezion Fair Baptist Church (Wilmington)
    Address
    1400 B Street
    WILMINGTON, DE 19801
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  • Service

    Thursday, November 5th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, November 5th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Ezion Fair Baptist Church (Wilmington)
    Address
    1400 B Street
    WILMINGTON, DE 19801
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  • Interment

    Location
    Gracelawn Memorial
    Address
    2220 N. DuPont Hwy
    NEW CASTLE, DE
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Dave Carroll

Posted at 12:40pm
On behalf of the Maintenance and Housekeeping departments at CHUBB, we are sorry for your lose. Melvin will be missed. You are in our prayers.

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Howard O Govens

Posted at 01:01am
My sincere condolences to the parents, siblings, the entire Collins, White families, and friends. Melvin and Shelia, I know it has been years since we last have seen each other, as a friend Luv's passing touched me too.
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Carmen & Eden Campbell

Posted at 09:49pm
Melvin, There are no words to soothe your heart or ease your pain on this day. Sending you love and strength as you celebrate the memory of your son.
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Tiarra Church

Posted at 05:33am
Brother i am going to miss you. But I know for a fact your are in better hands now. Prayers to mom Sheila and all 5brothers. The father and family. I will never forget our laughs,sleepovers,etc ps: your sister Tiarra Church
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Evelyn Heal

Posted at 09:09pm
Melvin was a kind, caring person who was well liked by the staff in the Chubb building in Wilmington. He always greeted you with a smile and kind word. He will be truly missed by all who knew him. We sincerely hope that your fondest memories of Melvin will bring you peace and comfort in the days ahead. We are keeping his entire family in our thoughts and prayers.
The staff on 4 West (Chubb/ESIS, Wilmington)
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