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Bobby McCallum

Uncle Bobby Don McCallum was born in Dallas, Texas on December 23, 1944 to Grady and Margaret (Polley) McCallum. On December 29, 1961 Bobby joined the United States Navy and served until July 3, 1963.

Bobby loved to go fishing. He was a very giving person and loved to make everyone laugh. He traveled many years with work and made many friends along the way. Bobby worked in the carnival, later as a brick layer and several other jobs through the years.

Bobby passed away Friday, October 12, 2018 at the Clearview Home in Mount Ayr.

Bobby is survived by his son Jerome McCallum; brothers Grady McCallum and Sammy Gamble; sisters Linda McCallum, Becky Marlow and Polly Gamble; many nieces, nephews and extended family that loved him dearly.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Nancy Margo McCallum and Martha Jo Gamble.


Service: No services planned at this time

Burial: Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Van Meter, Iowa

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My uncle Bobby was one the most Loving and funniest men in my life. My heart is torn. I was just told yesterday that he was dying and was gonna head down in the next day to see him then I see this. My great is heavy I will miss you uncle Bobby. Love you no and always. Rip Britt

Brittney D Barnett Oct 27 2018 12:00 AM

Bobby McCallum you will be deeply missed by many people and always in my heart and always on my mind fly high Big Bobby R.I.P. love you always save a spot for me

Becky Kay speaks Oct 14 2018 12:00 AM