Roger McCollum, son of the late Clifford Morlin McCollum and Cona Hobbs McCollum, was born on April 28, 1952, in Poplar Bluff and died at his residence in Poplar Bluff on Monday, April 24, 2006, at the age of 53.
Roger was a former employee of Consolidated Freight as a truck driver, veteran of the United States Army, and an avid fisherman; he also enjoyed family, friends and traveling.
Survivors include two sons, Jason L. McCollum of Puxico and Roger McCollum, Jr. of Piggott, Ark.; three daughters, Lisa McCollum of Puxico, Louesa McCollum of Wappapello, and Ashley McCollum of Piggott, Ark.; three brothers, Neal Cornman, Timmy Cornman, and Eugene Cornman, all of Campbell; six sisters, Freda Williams, Cheryl Winn, Connie Moffitt, and Tanoca Thacker, all of Campbell, Imy Beck of Ward, Ark., and Kay Melendez of Poplar Bluff; and by one grandchild, Dalton Andrews of Puxico.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Eddie McCollum, Mark McCollum and Michael McCollum; also by two sisters, Ricki Payer and Robin Cornman.
Mr. McCollum was cremated at his request; therefore, no services will be held.
Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter is in charge of all arrangements.