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Walter Mccollum

December 17, 1942 — September 12, 2017

Walter Mccollum

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Walter B. McCollum, 74, of Manahawkin, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 12, 2017.

Walt is a United States Veteran, who served in the 82nd Airborne Division of the Army.

In the early 1960’s, Walt moved to the Long Beach Island area where he entered the plumbing profession and met his wife, Josephine.

He took up golf and enjoyed many trips to Myrtle Beach and area golf courses with close friends and also enjoyed staying at his cabin in northeast Pennsylvania where he spent much time fishing.

He is the founder and namesake of Walt McCollum Plumbing, Heating, Cooling where the family-owned business continues to serve the area.

He always found it to be very important to be there for his family, his neighbors, and to support community organizations.

He is predeceased by his son, David M. McCollum and survived by his wife, Josephine E. Cheeseman McCollum, his sons Walter J. McCollum and Mark A. McCollum, and his grandchildren Kennedy J. McCollum and Zachary D. McCollum.

A visitation will be held on Sunday, September 17, 2017 from 2pm to 5pm with a service at 4:30pm at Maxwell-Tobie Funeral Home, 573 Mill Creek Road, Manahawkin, NJ 08050.  Interment will be held on Monday, September 18, 2017, 10:30am at Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Provinceline Road, Wrightstown, NJ. If attending cemetery services, please arrive at the funeral home promptly at 8:30am.

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