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Robert T. (Bobby) Callison, 81, Campbellsville, KY (1938-2019)

An Adair County native, Bobby was a retired co-owner and operator of Dairy Queen in Campbellsville, and enjoyed golfing, bowling, and vacationing with friends.

Robert T. Callison of Campbellsville passed away on Sunday, May 5, 2019. He was 81 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 11amET on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Woodlawn Christian Church, 831 W Main St, Campbellsville, KY, with Rev. Fella Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in Columbia City Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 5pmET until 8pmET on Tuesday at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, and from 9amET until 11amET on Wednesday at Woodlawn Christian Church.

Robert T. "Bobby" Callison of Campbellsville, son of the late Paul E. Callison and Frances Cheatham Callison, was born April 12, 1938 in Adair County, Kentucky. He died at 2:14 P.M., Sunday, May 5, 2019 in Campbellsville.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Woodlawn Christian Church.

Bobby was a retired co-owner and operator of Dairy Queen in Campbellsville, having started working there as a sophomore in high school; he was there for more than sixty years.

Early in life, he enjoyed motorcycles and later enjoyed golfing, bowling, vacationing with friends and even built his own car and attended many car shows. He was very active in the Special Olympics with his son, Jason.

He united in marriage to Lucille "Luci" Colvin March 26, 1977.

Besides his wife, Lucille "Luci" Callison of Campbellsville, he is survived by six sons:

Robbie Callison and Tim Callison and wife, Jennifer and their mother, Jane Bryant of Bowling Green, Jason Callison of Campbellsville, Greg Bertram and wife, Stephanie of Denver, Colorado, Chris Bertram of Campbellsville and Kevin Bertram of Bardstown; three grandsons and three granddaughters: Dylan Callison and wife, Chandler of Bowling Green, Wyatt Callison and Bailey Callison of Louisville, Casey Bertram, Jed Bertram and Kelyn Bertram of Denver, Colorado; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

He was also preceded in death by one brother and twin sisters: Phillip Callison, Sara Ann Callison and Betty Lou Callison.

Expressions of sympathy requested to be donations to the Special Olympics or to Woodlawn Christian Church and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Robert T. (Bobby) Callison, 81, Campbellsville, KY (1938-2019)

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