Leslie Velesco McCollum

March 30, 1940 - September 22, 2022
Leslie Velesco McCollum

Leslie McCollum, 82, a resident of Jamesville, NC, passed away at Martin General Hospital in Williamston, NC on Friday, September 22.

No Services are scheduled.

He was born to the late Lawrence and Josephine McCollum in Pocahontas, Virginia on March 30, 1940. Along with his parents he is preceded in death by his son Leslie McCollum Jr.

He is survived by his wife of 60+ years: Almedia Whitehurst McCollum; two daughters: Karen Mccoy and husband Reuben of Sicklerville, NJ, Carmeleta Tippins and husband Joel of Georgia; a son: Lawrence McCollum and wife Tara of Edgewood, MD; eleven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Service is honored to assist the McCollum family.

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  • October 07, 2022
    Calvin Boston-Hill lit a candle:
    Lit since October 7, 2022 at 10:44:37 PM

  • October 06, 2022
    Ruby Thigpen Whitehurst says:
    I will miss you uncle Leslie.

  • October 06, 2022
    Lawrence Love says:
    I'm blessed to have my dad's love & support in all my endeavors thru l my entire life. Im only sadden cause I will miss our conversations on the many topics we talked about...love you chief

  • October 06, 2022
    Miles mccollum says:
    I love you Papa ,thank you for everything you’ve taught me throughout my life , I will miss you

  • October 05, 2022
    Glenda Ewell lit a candle:
    Lit since October 5, 2022 at 10:33:18 PM

  • October 05, 2022
    Denotra Cherry says:
    Colon James and family send their condolences to the family. He will truly be missed.

  • October 04, 2022
    Karen M Mccoy says:
    To my dad, I will truly miss you, who else can talk me down.