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Capt. Robert Z. Collings

Capt. Robert Z. Collings

WEEMS—Capt. Robert Z. Collings, 86, of Weem passed away on July 25, 2020. He was an Air Force veteran and a pilot for 30 years for United Airlines.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Nancy Collings; two daughters, Linda Brizek of Placerville, Calif., and Carol A. Leahy of Audubon, N.J.; two grandchildren, Kathleen E. Leahy and Matthew Z. Brizek; and one great-grandson, Zane Leahy.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William E. Collings Sr. and Bertha Garrison Collings; and his brother, William E. Collings Jr.

He was a member of Indian Creek Yacht and Country Club and Virginia Richard Henry Lee Chapter Sons of the American Revolution. He had a great love for the water and was an avid fly fisherman. He also was an expert metal craftsman.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 4, at Historic Christ Church Burying Grounds, Weems.

Memorial contributions may be made to Collings Knight House, P. O. Box 357, Collingswood, N. J. 08108, Historic Christ Church Foundation, P. O. Box 24, Irvington, VA 22480, or Wicomico Parish Endowment Trust, P. O. Box 70, Wicomico Church, VA 22579.

Currie Funeral Home LLC of Kilmarnock handled the arrangements.

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