Joshua Allen Collins, 22, of Hallie, died June 12 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Huntington, W.Va., of injuries received in an all-terrain vehicle accident.
He was the son of Donnie and Lois Eldridge, and was preceded in death by his biological mother, Deborah Lynn Sexton; a brother, Steve Ray Eldridge; and his grandfather, Eli Sexton.
Surviving in addition to his parents are his fiancée, Brittany Cantrell; a stepdaughter, Breanna Cantrell; a brother, Brian Lee Eldridge and wife Sylvia; grandparents, Ersley Eldridge, Jackie Sexton, and Virginia Sexton; special niece and nephew, Lexy “Sis” Eldridge and Tristan “Bub” Eldridge; special aunt and uncle, Keith and Diane Adams; special cous- ins, Katlyn “Sis” Jent, Lori Ann Gayheart, and Cledis Gayheart; and a number of brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Funeral services were held June 18 at the Cedar Grove Church. Burial was in the Eldridge Cemetery at Hallie.