Bill V McCollum, age 63, passed away at home surrounded by loved ones on Friday August 9thafter a battle with medical complications. Bill was born on November 25th 1955, to Jerry and Delores McCollum in Trenton, Missouri. For the last 35 years Bill has lived with his companion Carol Rosine of Carbondale. He enjoyed the outdoors as well as reading and cooking. Bill was a jack of all trades. He could fix about anything and was always willing to help others.
He was preceded in death by his mother,Delores McCollum, father, Jerry McCollum,step-mother, Claudina McCollum, and (Carol’s son) Jerrid Rosine. Bill is survived by his son Shane Ruse and wife Brandi, of Silver Lake, grandson, Zachary, Silver Lake, Carol Rosineand Baby Rosine (their beloved chihuahua) Carbondale, Carol’s son Jamie Rosine, wife Jessica and their children Paiden and Clason of Carbondale.
Bill was a simple man who lived a very simple life. It was his request that there be no services held. Bill was able to stay at home in his final days due to the amazing efforts of Midland Hospice. Memorial Donations can be made to Midland Hospice in memory of Bill. Midland is located at 635 S Main St Ottawa Ks. 66067.