Glenn R. McCollum Sr., age 80, of South Edwards, NY, passed away on Friday, December 28, 2012 at his home.
There will be no calling hours. He will have a private graveside service at Gates Cemetery in South Edwards at a later date. Arrangements are with French Funeral Home, Edwards. Online condolences may be made to www.frenchfuneralhomes.com.
Glenn was born on January 1, 1932 in Watertown, NY to the late Delmer and Alida (Hall) McCollum. He graduated from Edwards Central School in 1949. Glenn married Anna Clookey on September 23, 1951 at the Pitcairn Wesleyan Church with Rev. Elwin Putney officiating.
Glenn worked at J&L Steel in Star Lake as a sampler from 1952 until his retirement in 1980. He was a member of the South Edwards United Methodist Church. Glenn enjoyed reading, watching the birds and spending time with his grandchildren and family.
Glenn is survived by his wife of 61 years, Anna McCollum; a son and daughter-in-law, Glenn “Butch” and Dawn McCollum of South Edwards; four grandchildren, Sara Wright, Delmer McCollum, Amber Keeling and Lacey Folsom; four great grandchildren, Brooke Folsom, Brayden Keeling, Dylan Keeling and Bryant McCollum.
Glenn is predeceased by a daughter, Glenna A Folsom, who passed away on March 12, 1985.
Donations may be made in Glenn’s memory to the South Edwards United Methodist Church or to the Edwards Food Pantry.