Roddy McCallum Obituary, Death – With the heartfelt permission and blessing of Roddy’s beloved family, we come together to announce the deeply saddening news of the sudden passing of Roddy McCallum. Roddy, a retired Prison Officer who dedicated himself to serving at H.M.P. Peterhead, departed this world on Sunday, September 17th, 2023, at the age of 73. His passing leaves a profound void in the lives of all who had the privilege of knowing and loving him.
Roddy was not just a father; he was a beloved and cherished Dad to Claire and Ciona. His paternal love knew no bounds, and his unwavering support and guidance were a source of strength and inspiration to his daughters. He was a man of honor and integrity, qualities that made him a respected Father-in-law to Jon, who joined the family with open arms. Among the many roles he played in life, perhaps the one he cherished most was that of being a loving Grandad.
Ben, Corey, and Joshua were the apple of his eye, and the bond he shared with them was a testament to the warmth and love he brought into their lives. His wisdom, kindness, and the precious moments they spent together will forever be etched in their hearts. As we grapple with the weight of this loss, it is important to honor Roddy’s wishes. At his own request, his funeral will be a private affair, allowing his family the space and privacy they need during this difficult time. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that any gestures of remembrance and support be made in other forms, as a reflection of Roddy’s humility and selflessness.
Roddy McCallum’s memory will endure through the stories we share, the love we hold in our hearts, and the impact he had on all who had the privilege of knowing him. He will be deeply and profoundly missed, his absence felt keenly by those who loved him. May he rest in eternal peace, knowing that his legacy lives on in the hearts of his family and all who were touched by his presence.