George McCollum II, age 46 of Middlefield, passed away Thursday, August 29, 2019 at UH Geauga Medical Center. He was born on September 13, 1972 in Charleston, WV, son of George H and Lillian (Watkins) McCollum. He lived in Montville and move to Middlefield 19 years ago. George was self-employed. He was a billiard’s instructor and a craftsman. He loved pool and mentored the next generation of pool champs. George was George, in his own special way, giving of himself to friends and family was everything. He may not agree with a person’s opinion, but he respected everyone just the same. He will be missed by everyone that he ever came in contact with.
George is survived by his beloved wife Karen, his mother Lillian McCollum, two sons, Justin (Christa) Trendle and Brian Trendle, six siblings, Theodore (Becca) Staszko, Jr., Terri (Roger) Spicer Binns, Raymond (Jean) McCollum, Jackie (Bill) Connolly, Alice Silbaugh, Kathryn McCollum, his aunt Betty (Frank) Kline, his nieces and nephews, Alex Staszko, Shannon Binns, Amanda (Dan) Perry, Michael (Patricia) McCollum, Melissa Silbaugh, Kyle (Mazie) Silbaugh, Ryan Silbaugh, Jackie Trendle, and Keith (Amanda) Trendle, and four cousins, Tracy Pniewski, Gino Salem, Brandin Salem, and Haleie Ward. He is preceded in death by his father George McCollum, grandmother, Margaret L. Watkins, and a cousin Carol Tepley.
A Gathering of Family and Friends for the Celebration of his life will be held Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 3:00-7:30 PM with a Eulogy at 7:30 PM at Sly Family Funeral Home, 15670 West High St., Middlefield, OH 44062. A private family burial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the George McCollum Memorial Foundation
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