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Edward L. "Papa" CALAWAY


1927 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Edward L. "Papa" CALAWAY Obituary
CALAWAY, Edward L.
"Papa"
'Papa' Edward L. Calaway
Aug. 30, 1927 - Aug. 10, 2015
SMSgt. Calaway, Edward L.

Papa finished his journey and went home to be with God. He was born on August 30,1927 in Wink, Texas. He is preceded in death by his parents and most of his siblings.He is survived by his most beautiful and loving wife Flo Calaway, his eldest son Edward 'Lee' Calaway his daughter-in-law Barbara Calaway, his middle son Michael 'Shane' Calaway, and his daughter Vicki Lynn Bracamontez and son-in-law Eddie Bracamontez. His brother James Calaway,and his sister Bonnie Elmore. He is also survived by his prized grandchildren, granddaughter Jack Langley 'Bug' Reid, grandson Mathew 'Ryan' Calaway, granddaughter Amanda Nicole Doty, granddaughter Sarah Karina 'Kari' Livingston, grandson 'Brent' William Calaway. Great-grandchildren Chelsea Shane Calaway and Arun Livingston. Papa saw World War II, The Korean War and The Vietnam War, He retired from serving after 28 years in the Navy and Air Force in 1975 where they settled in Austin, TX. He graduated later in life from U.T. Austin. More importantly Papa loved adventures and hitting that open road and seeking new places and visiting people all over the country. He was born with a sense of adventure and followed that till the end. He was an honorable man who loved nothing more than his family. He was the rock. He was adored by many and loved by more. Papa was 87 years old. You would never had known. He could outdo most in a second. He knew rapidly that he was ready for his next adventure and his family sat and held his hand and said a many 'I Love You' while he took his solo journey. There is no doubt he will be greatly missed. He was and is a loved man.

Service held on August 12, 2015 at 10:00am Beck Funeral Home 1700 E Whitestone Blvd Cedar Park, TX 78613-6933 United States.
Published in Austin American-Statesman from Aug. 11 to Aug. 12, 2015
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