Warren Arthur “Mac” McCollum passed away at his Bryson City home on October 6th, 2018. He had been ill for several months.
Mac was born to Orrin and Catherine McCollum May 12, 1932, at Stockton, California. His parents divorced when he was young and his mother remarried stepfather Albert McCoy, all of whom preceded Mac in death. He lived in Modesto, Escalon and Lodi, CA as a young man and graduated from Lodi High School in 1950.
In 1952 he met the love of his life, Ercel (Bunny) Root, and they were married September 4th of that year.