Richard Patrick Callaway

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  • "Dana, I read Rick's obituary in the Plaquemines Gazette..."
    - Sandra White Honea
  • "Mr. Callaway was my art teacher at East Jefferson. He..."
    - Melissa Hightower Jacob
  • "Mr. Callaway was a gem. Like many, I had the great..."
    - Kathryn Watts
  • "Rick Callaway was good friend and mentor to me when I..."
    - Ron Bennett
  • "Uncle Rick- you mean so many things to so many different..."
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Richard Patrick Callaway joined his Lord and Savior on Sunday, March 2, 2014 at the age of 70. Beloved husband of Dana Falgout Callaway. Loving father of Dena Callaway Grosart and Erin Callaway. Son of the late Marie Louise Madison Callaway and John Roy Callaway, Sr. Brother of John "Don" Callaway, Jr., Wilson, Eugene, and Michael Callaway. Grandfather of Ashton, Allie and Caitlin Dyer. Mr. Callaway graduated from West Jefferson High School, received his Bachelor of Science degree from LSU and his Master of Arts from William Carey College. He was a high school teacher for the Plaquemines Parish School Board and the Jefferson Parish School Board. His great passion was his love of teaching fine arts to young students and adults. He was a member of the Moisant Squadron Civil Air Patrol, the Asbestos Workers Local #53, Jefferson Federation of Teachers, The West Bank Art Guild, and the Samaritan Center. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to celebrate Richard's life on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at St. Timothy United Methodist Church, 335 Asbury Dr., Mandeville, LA 70448 at 11:00 AM with a gathering at church on Saturday from 10:00 AM until service time with a reception at church following the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in memory of Mr. Callaway to be made to Samaritan Center Cancer Fund, 402 Girod St., Mandeville, LA 70448 or St. Tammany Parish Hospital Hospice, 725 W. 11th Ave., Covington, LA 70433. Please sign the E.J. Fielding Funeral Home online Guest Book at
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