Robert James "Bobby" Callahan

November 30, 1943 ~ October 30, 2019 (age 75)


Mr. Robert James “Bobby” Callahan, 75, of Lake City, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 after an extended illness. He was born in Lake City on November 30, 1943 to the late Mack and Elizabeth Thomas Callahan. He was a life-long resident of Lake City and worked as a welder for the Columbia County Road Department for over 31 years. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting, watching Florida Gator and Pittsburgh Steelers Football and deep sea fishing. He is preceded in death by his son, Jerry Register and brother, Jessie Bryant Callahan.


He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Barbara Jackson Callahan of Lake City; daughters, Tracy Callahan Morris (David Wayne) of Brooksville, Bobbie Jo Callahan (Steven Brenn) of  Hudson, Sandra Diane Callahan of Lake City, Betty Jean Curry (Jimmy Silcox) of Lake City Robin Hopkins (Wayne) of Lake City and Bobbie Jo Maine (Robin) of Statenville, GA; sister, Diane Ratliff of Lake City; special friends, Leah Starr Nuss (Walter) of Ozark, AL and Sherry Roberts of Lake City along with numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends also survive.


Graveside funeral services for Mr. Callahan will be conducted on Monday, November 4, 2019 at 11:15 A.M. in the Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery with his cousin, Jimbo Thomas officiating. Interment will follow. The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 A.M. (one hour prior to the service) at the funeral home. 

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November 4, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
3596 South Highway 441
Lake City, FL 32025

Funeral Service
November 4, 2019

11:15 AM
Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery
2115 SE State Road 100
Lake City, FL 32025

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