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Howard Mitchell Callahan, 89, Demossville, KY (1930-2019)

Howard Mitchell Callahan of Demossville, KY died Friday, August 9, 2019 at the Charter Senior Living Facility in Edgewood, KY. He was 89 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 2pmCT on Friday, August 16, 2019, at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY, with Bro. Hugh Withers officiating. Burial will follow in the Haven Hill Cemetery with full Military Honors provided by VFW Post #6097.

Visitation will be after NoonCT on Friday at the funeral home.

Born in Kings Mill, OH he was the son of the late Lee and Beatrice Bowman Callahan. Mr. Callahan married Roberta Marie Cooley on June 17, 1957 the daughter of the late Clyde and Mary Cooley.

He was of the Presbyterian faith and a retired Electrician with General Electric.

Survivors include his wife Roberta Marie Cooley Callahan of Demossville, KY; a son John Callahan of Demossville, KY; six grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter Eunice Lee Thompson and a sister Maryann Graef.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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