In memory of
Robert T. Callaway
Robert T. Callaway PEORIA - Robert T. Callaway, 89, of Peoria passed away at 1:02 p.m. on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. He was born on December 22, 1927, in Peoria to Walter L. and Mary Parker Callaway. He married Marilee V. Spidle in Peoria on Oct. 15, 1949. She survives, along with one son, Randy (Deb) Callaway of Peoria Heights; five grandchildren, Heather (Billy) Way, Melissa (Derrick) Ledbetter, Megan (James) Weekly, Caitlin (Lee) Cleary and Kirsten Callaway; five great-grandchildren; and daughter-in-law, Michele Callaway. He was preceded in death by his parents; three sons, Brian, Jeffrey and Thomas Callaway; and one sister, Patsy Chamblin. Robert had been a 70-year member of Sheet Metal Worker's Local #1 in Peoria, where he was a Past-President and Business Agent. He had also been an instructor for the Apprentice Program. He had worked for Standard Sheet Metal for 35 years, retiring as shop foreman in April of 1991. He loved to fish and spend time at his cabin on the river. Funeral services will be held at noon on Saturday, February 18, 2017, at Davison-Fulton Woolsey-Wilton Funeral Home in Peoria. The Rev. Jack Thompson will officiate. A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens. Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Midwest Affiliate or the Peoria Chapter of Easter Seals, 507 East Armstrong Ave., Peoria, IL 61603. Online tributes and condolences may be made at www.davison-fulton-woolsey-wilton.com .
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