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Visitation

Collins Funeral Home
Wednesday February 7th, 2018
6:00pm - 9:00pm

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Collins Funeral Home
Thursday February 8th, 2018
11:00am

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David C. Van Meter

David (Poppy) Van Meter of Monaville, WV lost his battle with cancer on February 4, 2018. He was the son of the late Sherman Sylvester (Hap) Van Meter and Myrtle Rhedora Van Meter.He was a pillar of the community. Executive Member of the Boy Scouts of America Chief Cornstalk Council Cub; Boy Scout Master Pack & Troop 50 of Monaville. Little League & Babe Ruth Coach of Omar. He was “dad” and/or “poppy” to so many other titles including being a U.S. Marine from 1960-1964. He was preceded in death by his brother; Sherman (Bud) Van Meter of Californa, sisters; Martha White of Peach Creek, Clara Peck of Kentucky, Lynda Van Meter of Monaville. He is survied by his loving wife; Marsha “Nanny” Van Meter (Monaville) of 54 years, sons; David & Gary (Cindy) both of Logan, grandsons; Cory Van Meter of Monaville and David Van Meter of Louisville, KY, brother; Charles (Chuck) Van Meter of Ohio, sisters; Jane Dowdy of Chapmanville, Emma White, Mary Vance, Florence Hodge all of California. Poppy will be missed by many nieces, nephews, and friends. Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Collins Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Mike Hicks officiating. Visitation will be held Wednesday, February 7, 2018 from 6-9 PM at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Highland Memory Gardens. Pall bearers will be family and friends. Collins Funeral Home of Switzer is overseeing the arrangements.


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An A GARDEN PATH was ordered on February 7, 2018

Expression of Sympathy Feb 7 2018 12:00 AM

A DIGNITY IN WHITE PEDESTAL ARRANGEMENT was sent by Brittany Wilson and Family on February 7, 2018

Expression of Sympathy Feb 7 2018 12:00 AM

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of David C. Van Meter, give you peace, comfort and strength Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.. My thoughts and prayers to the family of . US Marine Veteran, David C. Van Meter, is A True American Hero God Bless Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13

Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard Feb 6 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of David Van Meter

SAM CURNUTTE Feb 6 2018 12:00 AM

Dale and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. I remember Dave and you as such a loving couple. I pray for GOD's peace.

Brenda Browning,Live Oak,Tx Feb 6 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of David Van Meter

Brenda Browning,Live Oak,Tx Feb 6 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of David Van Meter

MILDRED CURNUTTE Feb 5 2018 12:00 AM