Mr. O.F. Callahan Jr., 88, of Hazlehurst, passed away June 19 following an extended illness.
Mr. Callahan was born in Montgomery County to the late Oscar Franklin Callahan Sr. and the late Mary Hutcheson Callahan. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He retired after 28 years of teaching industrial arts at Jeff Davis High School and was the founder of Callahan Nursery and Landscaping where he worked most of his life.
He was a member of First Baptist Church of Hazlehurst and was an avid fisherman, which was his only hobby. He is preceded in death by his sister, Dorothy Craft Keen and brother, Lee Callahan.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Grace Moseley Callahan of Hazlehurst; sons,
Mark G. Callahan of Hazlehurst and Franklin E. Callahan (Marie) of Starkville, Miss.; sisters, Lett Toler of Philadelphia, Penn., and Jewell Callahan of Atlanta; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held June 22 at Moseley Cemetery with the Rev. J. Barry Owens officiating.
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