Gordon Brittan Callaway, Sr.

Born in Warner Robbins, GA on February 18, 1947

Departed on January 26, 2017 and resided in White House, TN

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Mr. Gordon Brittan Callaway, Sr. of White House, Tennessee passed away Thursday, January 26, 2017. Gordon was born in Warner Robbins, GA to parents James Callaway and Anna Bledsoe Callaway.
He was preceded in death by his parents and daughter, Carla Callaway.
He is survived by his devoted wife Beverly Rose Cook Callaway; son and daughter-in-law, Gordon Brittan “Britt” Callaway, Jr. and Amanda; step-daughters, Angel Barton, Andrea (Bob) Halvorson; brothers, Jim (Pat) Bledsoe, Tommy Callaway, Bob Callaway; seven grandchildren, Stephanie, Stephen, Brianna, Grady, Kyah, Nevaeh and Priya; one great granddaughter, Raelyn.
Celebration of Life service will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 29th at The Church at Grace Park with Pastor Bob Cook officiating. Gordon will be interred at the Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery.
Honoring Gordon by serving as pallbearers will be Jimmy, Billy, David and Bobby Bledsoe, John Brooks, Bob Halvorson. Honorary pallbearers will be Feller Brown, Danny McDonald, Howell Wilson and Chuck May.
Visitation will be Saturday at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, White House from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions requested to be made to The Church at Grace Park, Christian Community School Gym.
Arrangements by Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, 212 Hwy 76, White House, TN 615-672-3936

4 Comments to Gordon Brittan Callaway, Sr.

  1. Bob and Rebecca McDonald Vanderpool
    January 31, 2017 9:33 am

    Our sympathy to the family of Mr. Callaway. He would come to Capital Bank in White House while I was employed. We had such good conversations about our family, city and country. Such a nice gentleman. Most Sincerely

  2. Ginny Coburn McEarchern
    February 1, 2017 5:12 pm

    Sincere condolences to Gordon’s family and friends….many of my memories from age 12 contain “the Callaway Boys”….sweet, funny, sometimes rowdy, but always loved that crew was! From this GC to that GC….love you Boy, and I know my Momma was standing in line to give you a big hug when you got to heaven!

  3. Mike Allen
    February 3, 2017 12:53 pm

    Beverly, I’m sorry to hear about Gordon. You both were so nice to me while working in WH. I pray for you, God’s peace and comfort during this sad time in your life. You have been strong and dedicated during this time with Gordon and your Mom. Keep smiling and keep that twinkle in your eye. No mischief there, right?
    Mike

  4. Jim Howell
    February 19, 2017 5:28 pm

    Will always remember that Gomer Pyle smile on the tarmac at Bien Hoa when I saw GC’s glorious face…one I hadn’t seen since the day we graduated high school together. Hated leaving him there as I was departing and he was arriving. What a super friend…lover of life…sportsman…gentleman!

    We loved you, man!

    Jim (Colvin) Howell

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