Bert Franklin Callahan, age 99, of Blountville, Tenn., went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 11, 2021 at Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was born December 15, 1921 in Sullivan County, Tenn., a son of the late George and Addie Elizabeth Morley Callahan. Bert was a U.S. Army Veteran and served in WWII. He was a member of Virginia Avenue Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by granddaughter, Nikki Callahan; and several brothers and sisters.
Survivors include his wife of 74 years, Mildred Callahan; children, Bert Callahan, Jr. and wife Rose, Bob Callahan and wife Sharon, Jackie Callahan, Steve Callahan and wife Robin and Freddy Callahan; grandchildren, Kim Brewer, Terri Lewis and husband Walter, James Callahan and wife Dana, Traci Wheeler, Tyler Callahan and wife Amber, Samantha Lewis and husband Jordan, Wesley Callahan and wife Bailey, and Lindsay Callahan; great grandchildren, Amari, Teagan, Grayson, Jamie, Kayla, Kerrianne, Jessie, Dylan, Libby, Lindsey and Westley; and great-great grandchildren, Trisha and Emmalyn.
A private graveside service will be held at Glenwood Cemetery with Pastor Benny Bowman officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the Tennessee Army National Guard Honor Guard.
Online condolences may be registered at www.weaverfuneralhome.net. Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.