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Mr. Larry “Fat™s” McCollum, a 76-year-old resident of Trenton, died at 4:33 a.m., Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at Saint Luke’s North Hospital in Kansas City.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, February 11, 2023 at the Church of the Nazarene in Trenton. Burial will be in Martin Cemetery, north of Trenton.

Family visitation will be held Friday, February 10 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at Slater-Neal Funeral Home in Trenton.

Mr. McCollum was born August 3, 1946 in Trenton, the son of Chet and Maxine McCollum. He graduated from Trenton High School in 1964 and then attended Grand River Technical School in Chillicothe. He had been employed by Trenton Republican-Times newspaper, Henderson Trash Service, and ended with being a self-employed mechanic. He was passionate about restoring and building custom show cars and dragsters.

He was a member of the Church of the Nazarene in Trenton.

On December 7, 1978 he was married to Linda Lewis at Trenton. She preceded him in death on January 29, 2020.

His survivors include two sons, Cody McCollum and fiancée, Dakotah Mathews of Trenton and Darwin McCollum and fiancée, Lisa Muse of Auburn, NE; three grandchildren, Haley Burbee, Shelby Burbee and Remington Mathews; two sisters, Lavonne Hall of Trenton and Sandy Sims and husband, Joe Dale of Mercer; and one brother, Steven McCollum and wife, Keverne of Jefferson City.

He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.

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