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Omer Henry Kolling, Jr.

May 17, 1959 — January 22, 2020

Omer Henry Kolling, Jr., age 60, better known as "Skip" born in Abingdon on May 17, 1959, died in a fatal car crash on Wednesday, January 22, 2020.  He was raised in Abingdon then moved around, eventually moving back to Abingdon. He liked fishing, loved animals and when he found a game he liked it could be hard to tear him away.

Omer was preceded in death by his parents, Omer Henry Kolling, Sr. and Ardis Jorgenson Kolling; and a brother, Bradley LuVerne Swanson.

He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Pamela Lynn Fusselle Kolling; brother, Lance Kolling and wife, Christy, of Abingdon; three sisters: Susan Cooper and husband, Steve, of Chantilly, Va.; Christine Hipolito and husband, Arthur, of Plantation, Fla.; and Alicia Osborne and husband, Russell, of Milford, Va.; along with numerous nieces and nephews.  He was loving husband and brother.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 26, 2020, from 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. at the Main Street Chapel of Farris Funeral Service.  Services will be private and interment will be in Forest Hills Memory Gardens. 

Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting and signing the online guestbook.  The family of Omer Henry Kolling, Jr. is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service and Crematory, 427 E. Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210 (276-623-2700).
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Sunday, January 26, 2020

1:00 - 3:00pm (Eastern time)

Farris Funeral Service, Inc. – Main Street Chapel

427 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210

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