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MARION: Edward Callahan, age 87, of Marion passed away on Friday, September 14, 2012, at 1:00 a.m. in his home. He was born in Jackson Co., Kentucky on May 24, 1925 to Dewey & Lizzie (Willis) Callahan. Edward married Roberta Ruby Edwards on June 3, 1950 in Miamisburg, Ohio and she survives in Marion.
Throughout his life, Ed especially enjoyed bowling and fishing in his spare time. A member of the Brick Layers Union, he was employed for over 35 years with C&D Masonry as a brick layer until his retirement in 1995.
Surviving along with his wife; are two sons; Michael (Sharon) Callahan & Patrick (Betty) Callahan both of Marion, Oh.; two daughters, Gerry Lainhart of Tyner, Ky. & Vickie (Douglas) Wells of Marion, Oh.; one brother, Bill (Gwen) Callahan of Tenn.; a sister, Thelma (Gene) Riggs of London, Ky.; 11 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; and three great great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Geraldine Callahan; and two brothers, Jessie & Boyd Callahan.
Friends may call at the Boyd-Born Funeral Home on Monday, September 17, 2012, from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. with burial to follow in the Marion Cemetery. Pastor Omar Swartz and Pastors James and Melody Naradain will officiate.
Contributions may be made to the
. Condolences to the family may be sent to:www.boydbornfuneralhome.com
Published in the Marion Star on September 15, 2012