Funeral services for Lewis Laverne Callahan, 89, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 14, 2021 in the Rose Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Callahan passed away at 9:07 a.m., Wednesday, December 8, 2021, at Ozarks Healthcare.
He was born November 16, 1932, at Pottersville, Missouri, to Zenephan Hickman (Hick) Callahan and Bertha Fox Callahan. Mr. Callahan was a veteran, having served in the United States Army during the Korean War. On May 14, 1955, he was married to Pansy Hayes, who preceded him in death July 17, 2013. In September 2014, he was married to Sharron McTompson. Mr. Callahan was a fireman, a carpenter, and a farmer. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking, and helping anyone, especially his family. He was of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by his wife, Sharron, of the family home; four grandchildren, Scott Pringle and wife, Jessica, Mountain View, Missouri, Jeff Ledbetter and wife, Brittany, West Plains, Missouri, Shawn Pringle and wife, Valene, Mountain View, Missouri, and Sarah Ledbetter and fiancé, Chad French, West Plains, Missouri; fifteen great-grandchildren; one brother, Mickey Callahan and wife, Louise, Crider, Missouri; one sister, Betty Jo McGoldrick, West Plains, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.
His parents, wife, Pansy, two daughters, Sherry Pringle and Joyce Ledbetter, one grandson, Jason Ledbetter, and six brothers and sisters preceded him in death.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday, in the Rose Chapel. Burial will be at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery.