Mr. Callaway was born Dec. 18, 1935, in Gilmer, to Joe Kelly and Beulah Clara Owens Callaway. He was a pipeline inspector in the oil industry and lived in Athens for the past year.
Survivors include his wife, Dolores June Callaway; children and grandchildren.
The funeral service will be scheduled at a later date.
A message of condolence may be left or a memorial candle lit for the family at www.carroll-lehr.com.