Mr. James Ware McCallum, Jr., age 79, of Franklin, North Carolina, died Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at Angel Medical Center in Franklin, North Carolina after a brief battle with Covid. He was a native of Montgomery County, a 1960 graduate of Montgomery County High School and served in the Army National Guard. He lived in North Augusta, South Carolina and in south Georgia most of his life. He was the owner of McCallum Landscape in North Augusta before moving to Franklin, North Carolina in 2005. He was a member of Community Baptist Church in Franklin, North Carolina. He is preceded in death by his son, Jay McCallum; his parents James Ware McCallum, Sr. and Mauren Meadows McCallum; and siblings, Betty Ware Bivins and James Archibald McCallum.
His family includes his life partner, Phyllis Rowland of Franklin, North Carolina; one brother-in-law, Sonny Bivins of Nashville, Tennessee; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A graveside funeral service will be held at Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery on Saturday afternoon, October 2nd, at 3:00 with Reverend Don Moye officiating.
The family will receive friends at Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home on Friday evening from 6:00 until 7:00.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children at www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/giving
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