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Harold Lee McCollough Jr.

August 27, 1924 ~ September 28, 2018 (age 94)

Harold Lee McCollough, age 94, of Muncie, passed away on September 28, 2018.
Harold was born on August 27, 1924 in Fairview Township, Pennsylvania, to the late Harold Sr. and Florence (Double) McCollough, he was the oldest of 7 children.  
He married Mary ArVeda Mortimer Overheim on April 24, 1965.  He was known as "Blue" to all that loved him and will miss him dearly. 
Harold was a lifetime member of the Loyal Order of the Moose, Chicora, PA Lodge 962.
Harold was a WWII veteran where he served in the USA Army. He was with the 617th ORD ARMD Maint BN, 3117th ORD ARMD Maint Co as a tech 4. While in the service, he attended Catholic University in Washington DC majoring in chemistry. 
After the war ended Harold worked in Petrolia, PA for Sonneborne, which was later purchased by Witco Chemical.  IN 1968, Witco transferred their research and development lab to Gretna, LA and Harold worked as a junior chemist at this location until his retirement. 
Harold is survived by his daughter, Patricia Overheim Pryor of Anderson, IN, 5 siblings, Thomas (Lorrie) of Tulsa,OK, Anna Dunlap of Chicora,, Margaret Kirschbaumer of Brady's Bend, Thelma Biagini of Belle Vernon and Marilyn (Terry) Corbett of Chicora. 3 grandchildren, Michael B. Pryor(Pamela) of Anderson, In, Alicia Overheim Aldy (Jimmy)  and Donald K. Overheim II (Sara) of Watson, LA, 6 great-grandchildren, Ashlynn Pryor of Montezuma, IA, Lenni Kunert, Kelcie Overheim, Samuel Aldy, Kyleigh Overheim and Jake Aldy of Watson, LA. 1 great-great-grandchild, Brantley Baird of Montezuma, IA as well as numerous nieces & nephews.  In addition to his parents, Harold was preceded in death by his beloved wife ArVeda, his son Donald K. Overheim and a brother Allen McCollough.
Special thanks to Westminster Village and Kindred Hospice in Muncie IN for the loving care provided.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Dementia Society of America ( or the Alzheimer's Association (
Visitation for family and friends will be held at the Hile Funeral Home, 128 Main Street, Karnes City, PA 16041 on Monday, October 1,2018  from 10:00-12:00. Graveside committal service will be held at the Hillview Cemetery in Chicora with Pastor Joseph Boomhower of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church officiating. 
Local arrangements were entrusted to the Dunnichay Funeral Home. 
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