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Introduced Version House Concurrent Resolution 27 History

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HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 27

(By Delegates Moore, White, Phillips and Hall)



Requesting the Division of Highways to name the bridge on County Route 7 at Capels, in McDowell County, number 24-7-12.17 the "Eugene Collins Memorial Bridge".

Whereas, Eugene Collins was a resident of Capels in McDowell County and an employee of the coal mines for 30 years; and
Whereas, Eugene Collins was one of thirteen brothers and sisters; and
Whereas, Eugene Collins was a veteran of the United States Army and a member and served as Deacon of the Royal Baptist Church for many years and had served on various committees throughout the County; and
Whereas, Eugene Collins was a caring and loving husband to his very devoted wife, Geneva Franklin Collins for 61 years. He was also the best dad in the world to all his children, and the best grandparent to his grandchildren and great grandchildren; and
Whereas, Eugene Collins was dedicated to his Church, kept the community's best interests at heart and was well liked and respected. Deacon Collins will be remembered for the friendly greetings and smiles he gave to others; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Legislature requests the Division of Highways to name the bridge on County Route 7 at Capels, in McDowell County, number 24-7-12.17 the "Eugene Collins Memorial Bridge"; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to erect appropriate signage at both ends of the bridge; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates forward a certified copy of this Resolution to the family of Deacon Eugene Collins, the Commissioner of Highways, and the McDowell County Commission.
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