Richard McCallum

1951 - 2013


Richard McCallum

Nov. 10, 1951 — June 8, 2013

Richard (Dick) passed on a beautiful June morning at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane.

Born to Lucille and Grady (Tex) McCallum, he was the youngest of five brothers. Living in the Walla Walla Valley his whole life, attending grade school and junior high school. He graduated from high school in Shelton, Wash.

Dick worked for the Union Pacific Railroad until an auto accident left him paralyzed in 1980. Dick loved playing cards, fishing, hunting, going on road trips and going to Wildhorse, which he did often with his best friends Bob and Sandy Fulmer.

Dick is survived by his four brothers, Harold ( Janice) Ellenberger, Jack (Kay) Ellenberger, Ernie Long and Don (Charlotte) Long; many nieces and nephews; cousins; aunts and uncles; and his dog, Ace. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Graveside service will be Friday, June 14, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Blue Mountain Memorial Gardens on Myra Road. Family and friends are invited to sign the online guest book at


Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Sign in to comment

Click here to sign in