He was born in Stilwell, Oklahoma to Roy & Edna (Morgan) McCollum on August 2, 1936. He lived in Stilwell and went to Stilwell Public Schools.
In 1954, he moved to Westville and opened a service station.
He married Martha Dodd on November 12, 1955 and lived the rest of his life in Westville.
He had several jobs in his life. He had a garage. He worked at the canning factory. He worked at Citation until they went out of business. He then came back to Westville and started at Baldor when they started. He ran a service station in Watts, OK and retired to his Dad’s second hand store here in Westville.
Jack was preceded in death by his parents: Roy and Edna McCollum, 3 sisters: Violet Keen, Jessie McCaleb, Gertie Lou McCollum and one brother: George McCollum.
He is survived by his lifetime friend and wife: Martha McCollum of the home near Westville, OK, his 2 boys: Tommy Joe McCollum and family of Tahlequah, OK, Preston Jay McCollum and family of Westville, two sisters: Billye Baird of Stilwell, OK, Myrtle Dolan of Anderson, MO and lots of nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great grandchildren and one special grandchild: Whitney Jay McCollum of Westville.