Mr. Frank McCollister, 81, of Lebanon, passed away Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022, at Witham Memorial Hospital in Lebanon. He was born Jul. 19, 1941, in Marion, the son of the late Wilbur “Ray” and Lola Susan (Hopper) McCollister.

Frank served in the U.S. Navy and was honorably discharged. He worked for Luck Express where he drove express cargo loads in the United States and Canada. Frank enjoyed working on computers and also working as a mechanic in his early years. He also enjoyed attending Lebanon Rock Church. Frank especially loved his dog, Dusty.

Survivors include his loving wife, Jo Anna “Jody” McCollister; sons, John Dale (Kelly) McCollister and Frank R. “Butch” (Catherine) McCollister; and grandchildren, Cameron McCollister, and Kevin and Katie McCollister.

Family and friends will gather Tuesday, Dec. 6, for visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of the memorial service at 12 p.m. with Pastor Matt Skiles officiating in the Strawmyer & Drury Mortuary, 2400 N. Lebanon Street, Lebanon.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his memory may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. You are invited to visit the website where you may sign his online register and leave a personal message at


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