Obituary of Steven Michael McCullum
Mr. Steven Michael McCullum, age 44 a resident of Polk City passed away Friday, July 26, 2019 due to an automobile accident. Mr. McCullum was born August 11, 1974 in Columbus, Ohio to Steven Lowell McCullum and Teri Ann (Halama) McCullum Leegaard. He was a resident of Polk City since 2017 coming from Lakeland. He graduated from Lakeland High School Class of 1992 and then continued his education graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from University of South Florida. Steven was an owner/operator in the construction industry and was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lakeland. He was a United States Marine Veteran. Steven was a Dive Master & Instructor. He enjoyed diving and spending time with his family & friends. He was preceded in death by his Maternal Grandfather – Theodore Halama; Paternal Grandfather – Bill McCullum and Paternal Grandmother – Betty Stockman. Steven is survived by his loving family;Father & Stepmother: Steven Lowell (Margie) McCullum of Canal Winchester, OH; Mother & Stepfather: Teri Ann (Todd) Leegaard of Polk City, FL.;2 Daughters: Alexandria Nicole McCullum of Lakeland, FL.; Lillian Josephine McCullum of Lakeland, FL. Brother: Vincent Lowell (Andrea) McCullum of Columbus, OH.Maternal Grandmother: Merian Halama of Lakeland, FL.Great Uncle:Emil (Joyce) Schweikert of Ft. Myers, FL.3 Aunts:Debbie (Harvey) Blum of Sun City, AZ.Cheryl (Ron) Callander, Sr. of Columbus, OH.Cynthia Reed of Lakeland, FL.2 Cousins: Christopher McCullum of Dublin, OH. Jeremy Gosnell of Phoenix, AZ.Theodore James Reed of Lakeland, FL. A memorial service will be 3:00 pm Friday, August 2nd at Kersey Funeral Home with Military Honors.