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Former Ellis County Sheriff Wayne McCollum. (credit: Ellis Co. Sheriff's Office)

Former Ellis County Sheriff Wayne McCollum. (credit: Ellis Co. Sheriff’s Office)

WAXAHACHIE (CBSDFW.COM) – The oldest living former sheriff in Texas has died.

Wayne McCollum died Sunday, November 17, 2013.

Mr. McCollum was Sheriff of Ellis County for 20 years. He was first elected to the office in 1956 and served until 1977.

This past May McCollum celebrated his 101st birthday.

The jail in Ellis County is named the Wayne McCollum Detention Center.

A statement sent out by the sheriff’s department said, “Sheriff McCollum will be missed by many current and former Ellis County Deputies.”

Visitation for former Sheriff McCollum will be held November 20 at the Wayne Boze Funeral Home in Waxahachie.

A graveside funeral service will be Thursday, November 21 at Hillcrest Cemetery in Waxahachie.

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