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RICHARD CALLISON Obituary

RICHARD E. CALLISON
RICHARD E. CALLISON
RICHARD E. CALLISON

November 15, 1930 - May 14, 2017
Born in Watsonville, CA
Resided in Piqua, OH
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RICHARD E. CALLISON

Richard E. Callison, 86, of Piqua, passed away at 2:05 am Sunday, May 14, 2017 at the Piqua Manor Nursing Home surrounded by his family. He was born November 15, 1930 in Watsonville, California to the late Arch and Frances (Strickling) Callison. He married Nancy L. Kraus October 31, 1953 in Piqua, a marriage which would span over six decades, and she survives.

Other survivors include a son, Rick (Lydia) Callison of Piqua; two daughters, Jana (Bill) Bigham of Winter Park, Florida, Jill Williams of Piqua; six grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Patti Mitchell.

Mr. Callison was a 1949 graduate of Piqua Central High School and was a United States Navy veteran having served during the Korean War. He worked for the Schelle Company of Piqua and Kramer Roofing of Versailles. He was a member of Greene Street United Methodist Church, Fraternal Order of the Eagles and the Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks. He was an avid golfer, skilled woodworker, enjoyed working in his yard, and loved his family. He will be deeply missed by his family and many friends.

In keeping with is wishes, his body was donated to the Wright State Medical School. Private services will be held later at the convenience of the family. Private interment will be at Forest Hill Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled through the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Greene Street United Methodist Church, 425 W. Greene St., Piqua, OH 45356. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.

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