DUBLIN, Va. —
He was born March 10, 1927 in Wytheville, Virginia to the late Garland and Thelma Chrisley Callahan.
Mr. Callahan was retired from Olga Coal Company, Caretta, WV. He was a member of the Highland Community Church, Dublin for many years.
He was a veteran of the U.S Navy having served during World War II. He was a football official for 41 years, a basketball official for 21 years, an American Legion Baseball coach for 7 years and a Little Baseball coach for 27 years and a Boy Scout Master for Troop 82.
Survivors: his wife of 67 years, Virginia Dare Webb Callahan of Dublin; four sons and daughters-in-law, Tony Callahan of Rural Retreat, wife, Brenda, son Robert, daughter Wendy and granddaughter, Halee; Danny Callahan of Newbern, wife Brenda, sons, Shane and wife, Vanessa and Jason; Steven Callahan of Danville, wife Zelda., daughter, Melissa, and son, Jared, and grandson, Randy; Timothy Callahan of Dublin, wife Judy, daughters, Annie Marie and Lindsey; sisters, Ruth Coe, Thelma Callahan, Audrey Pike, and Joyce Hackler, all of Wytheville, Vickie Eddy of Roanoke, Sister-in-law, Joan Callahan of Pulaski; brothers -in-law, Roy Hackler of Wytheville, Butch Eddy of Roanoke; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Saturday 2:00 p.m., July 13, 2013 at the Highland Park Community Church, Dublin with Pastor Michael Blouse officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until service hour at the church.
To send condolences to the family, please visit www.bowerfuneralhome.com 540-980-6160
Bower Funeral Home Chapel, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the Callahan family.