James “Butch” McCallister, age 71, passed away on Saturday, December 28, 2019.
Butch was a hard-working carpet installer who provided for and raised his beautiful family. He loved racing, golfing, and drinking a cold one with a bunch of great friends and co-workers.
He was preceded in death by his wonderful wife of 51 years, Rebecca “Becky” McCallister; and his parents, Esker “Mac” and Frances McCallister.
He is survived by his children, Michelle (Dewayne) Clark, Susie (Dewey Eaken) McCallister, and James McCallister, Jr.; grandchildren, Sarah and Matthew Clark, Rebecca “Becca” McCallister, John Morgan Michael Hughes, and Brandon Eaken; great-grandchildren, Abbi Rae and Ally Sue; sisters, Betty (Gary) Haun, Sue Crawford, and Sharon “Sherry” McCallister; brothers, Esker “Ecky” (Cathy) McCallister; several nieces and nephews, other family and friends, including dear family friend, Jennifer L. Bell.
Visitation 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. Thursday, January 2, 2020 at Cook & Son-Pallay Funeral Home, 1631 Parsons Ave., where service will follow at 4:00 P.M.
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