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Larry Gene McCollum, 58, of Waco, entered into rest Thursday, July 28, 2011. A celebration of his life will be 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1, at Connally-Compton Funeral Directors Chapel. The family invites all who knew and loved Larry to come and share some laughter and tears and especially stories from the past. To honor his request, Larry will be cremated.
Larry was born April 4, 1953, in Enid, Okla., to Charles and Margaret Bressler McCollum. He was a professional driver and worked for Yellow Cab for several years. He was a lifelong resident of Waco and a Baptist. He loved to fish, go to casinos and more than anything else, he loved his Dallas Cowboys and watched them whenever they played.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; and a sister.
Survivors include his wife, Sandra McCollum of Waco; son, Steve McCollum and wife, Ashley, of Woodway; daughter, Stephanie Kingrey and husband, P.J., of West; stepson, Rave Jones and wife, Charlene, of Dublin, Texas; stepdaughters, Davalene Schmidt and husband, Adolf, of Waco, Margaret Martin and husband, Jerry, of China Spring; brothers, Ronny McCollum and wife, Peggy, of Bosqueville, Terry McCollum and wife, Michelle, of Robinson; sisters, Janice McCollum of Lorena, Billie Chapman of Woodway; 11 grandchildren; and a number of nieces, nephews and many friends.
The family suggests that you make a contribution to the charity of your choice in Larry's name.
April 4, 1953 - July 28, 2011