Dr. Bruce McGarity Wellum, age 76, of Marshall, IL passed away at 3:50 PM on July 27, 2012 at UnionHospital in Terre Haute, IN. He was born on April 14, 1936 to George H. and Iasbella Wellum in Kitchner, Ontario, Canada. He married Mary Strader on December 27, 1958 in Davenport, Iowa. Dr. Wellum was a practicing chiropractor of 51 years. He is survived by his wife Mary of Marshall, IL, One daughter Cheryl Wellum of Bloomington, IN., Two Sons Dr. Jeffrey Wellum and his wife Kellie of West Terre Haute, IN. and Robert Wellum and his wife Amber of Marshall, IL. Four Grandchildren Pierce, Jackson, Emelia, and Ryan. Two Brothers Dr. Colin Wellum and his wife Joan., and George Wellum, and one sister Mary Ann Howden. He was preceded in death by his parents. He was a 1961 graduate of Palmer College. He was an avid Snow Skier, Scuba Diver, and sang with the Banks of the Wabash Chorus. Memorial Services will be held at 10:00 AM on Monday July 30, 2012 at the Pearce Funeral Home in Marshall, IL. With Father Mike Haag and Bro. Steven Wellum Officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 PM Sunday evening at the Pearce Funeral Home in Marshall, IL. In Lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Banks of the Wabash Chorus.