Daniel McCollum

Thursday, January 24, 2002

IRMO, S.C. - Capt. Daniel Gardner McCollum, 28, formerly of Irmo, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2002, in Pakistan.

He was born Dec. 6, 1973, in Tallahassee, Fla.

He married Jennifer J. Harkey, formerly of Cape Girardeau, on May 26, 2001.

He spent his early childhood in Beaufort, S.C., moving later to Columbia, S.C. He graduated from Irmo High School in 1992 and from Clemson University in 1996. He joined the Marine Corps in April 1997. He had accumulated over 500 flight hours, and flew in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Survivors include his wife; his mother and stepfather, Betty and Charles W. Lorick; a brother, Capt. Matthew D. McCollum; and his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Bill and Jenny Harkey of Cape Girardeau.

He was preceded in death by his father, David Warrington McCollum.

Funeral will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Union United Methodist Church in Irmo. Burial with full military honors will be in Bush River Memorial Gardens.

Caughman-Harman Funeral Homes Irmo/St. Andrews Chapel in charge of arrangements.