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Robert Lee "Bob" McCollum
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Birth: Jul. 2, 1931
Seaside
Clatsop County
Oregon, USA
Death: Jan. 21, 2011
Prineville
Crook County
Oregon, USA

Robert "Bob" Lee McCollum, a Prineville, Oregon resident, passed away on Friday, Jan. 21, 2011, at his home. He was 79 years of age.

At his request, no public services will be held at this time.

Bob was born in Seaside, Oregon on July 2, 1931, to Bernard and Rose McCollum.

He attended high school in Seaside, and he entered the U.S. Army when he was 17 years of age. In 1949, he served in occupied Japan, then served in Korea. During his Korean years he won three bronze service stars. He was honorably discharged in 1952.

He married Wanda Thorson in Vancouver, Washington on Aug 15, 1953.

Bob lived in the Portland, Oregon area for many years working for King Bother Steel Fabrication for over 26 years and also worked in the ship yards and Gem Top manufacturing.

He retired and moved to Prineville where he continued to enjoy hunting and fishing. He also loved going to Reno, Nevada.

He was a member of the Elks Club in Portland and he also enjoyed bingo in the Central Oregon area. Bob will be greatly missed by his family and many friends.

Bob is survived by his wife, Wanda of Prineville; his two sons, Steve McCollum of Clackamas, Oregon, and Scott McCollum of Milwaukie, Oregon; two brothers, Jack McCollum of Seaside, Oregon, Jerry McCollum of Prairie City, Oregon; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.

Arrangements are in the care of the Prineville Funeral Home.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Bernard McCollum (1910 - 1967)
  Rose Ann McCollum (1908 - 1990)
 
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Created by: Charleene
Record added: Jan 30, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64940951
 

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