Mr. Ronald Alvin McCollum, Jr., 66, died on Friday, April 15, 2022. Born, December 3, 1955, in Cleveland Heights, OH he was a son of the late Ronald Alvin McCollum, Sr. and the late Elizabeth Mary Prebola McCollum. Formally of Cape Coral, FL, Ronald was very involved with South Side Christian Church of Ft. Myers, where he served a deacon, and started a Garden Club with the youth, teaching them to be service minded. He enjoyed gardening, yardwork, playing softball with the church, and enjoyed sports, especially the Cleveland Browns and Cleveland Indians. Ronald was very family oriented and loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was always known for keeping the neighborhood clean, picking up limbs and trash, even when he was partially paralyzed.
He was preceded in death by his parents, listed above, and his brother, Eric.
Ronald leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 41 years, Claudia McCollum; daughters, Randi Rizzo and husband, Sterling of Wadesboro, NC; grandchildren, Joshua Dube, Kaitlyn Dube, and Avery Rizzo. Megan Levi and husband, Ken of Cape Coral, FL, grandchildren, Holly Levi, Chloe Levi, Brighton Levi, Bailey Levi, Kinsley Levi, Presley Levi, Hudson Levi, and Dawson Levi. Brothers, Kevin McCollum and wife, Ruth of Ohio, Jaime McCollum and wife, Carolyn of Ohio, and Tim McCollum of Maryland; and sisters, Suzanna Gambol and husband, Bob of Ohio, Linda Holder and husband, Tom of North Carolina, and Lisa Wilson and husband, Keven of Ohio; and a sister-in-law, Maureen McCollum of Tennessee.
No services are planned at this time.
Memorials may be made in lieu of flowers or plants, in Ron’s name to ARC Animal Refuge at www.animalrefugecenter.com. Donations can be made under the “Get Involved” tab on the website.
Online condolences may be made at www.kiserfuneralhome.com.
Kiser Funeral Home has been entrusted to serve the McCollum Family in their time of need.