Reverend Jack Roger Callahan, age 73, passed away at his home, Friday, May 25, 2012.
He was the son of the late Mack Levi and Mary E. Callahan.
He was preceded in death by brothers, Homer Callahan, Bud Callahan, Terrell Callahan; and sister, Blanche Woody.
He was a US Army Veteran. He was Pastor of Toecane Baptist Church for 25 years and was employed at Henline-Hughes Funeral Home for 20 years.
Jack is survived by wife, Mary Belle Duvall Callahan, of 47 years; son, Gwynn and wife, Kim Callahan; daughter, Sandra and husband, Ricky Putman; granddaughters, Heather Callahan and fiancé, Michael Ayers, Mary Callahan, Haylee Putman, and grandson Dustin Putman; great grandson, Zachary Callahan. Also survived by sister, Arletha Johnson and husband, JL; brothers, Ned Callahan and wife, Billie, Mack Callahan and wife, Lou Etta.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, May 27, 2012, at 8:00 PM in the Chapel of Henline-Hughes Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service. Larry Greene and Ronnie Gouge will be officiating the service.
Interment will be Monday, May 28, 2012 at 12:00PM in the Bailey Memorial Cemetery on John Sparks Road.
Memorials may be made to: Hospice of Mitchell County, 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC, 28777.
Henline-Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the Callahan family.