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Ronnie R. Callaway

May 21, 1947 — April 23, 2023

Peotone

Ronnie R. Callaway

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     Ronnie R. Callaway, age 75, of Peotone, passed away on Sunday, April 23, 2023, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

     He was born on May 21, 1947, in Keokuk, IA, the son of Al and Patricia (Day) Callaway.  He was a United States Navy Veteran and a 50-year member of the Peotone American Legion Post 392.  Ron loved to fish and was a member of the Peotone Sportsmen’s Club.  He was a retired self-employed truck driver and then worked for the Peotone Community School District 207U cutting grass, one of his favorite things to do.  He was an avid Chicago White Sox and Bears fan.  He was always willing to help anybody that was in need.  Most of all he loved his family and was especially proud of his grandchildren.

     He is survived by his wife, Sandy (Rehberg) Callaway who he married on May 24, 1974, in Joliet, IL.  He is also survived by his children; Jim (Connie) Callaway of Peotone, Jeff (Michelle) Callaway of Oswego, Rhonni (David) Bias of Peotone, and Brian Dawson of San Diego, CA; his grandchildren, Jimmy Callaway, Branden Bias, Collin Bias, Megan Bias, Michael Callaway, Nathan Callaway, Hannah Callaway, and Courtney (Seth) Sevenich; a great-granddaughter, Aspen Callaway; and 2 brothers, Walter Callaway and Billy (Sharon) Callaway.  He was preceded in death by his father, Al Callaway; his mother, Patricia O’Keefe; and a brother, Michael Callaway.

     Cremation rites have been accorded.  A memorial visitation will be held at the Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home on Saturday, April 29, 2023, from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.  A memorial service with an American Legion service and military honors by the United States Navy will be held at 4:00 p.m.  Private burial will be at Peotone Cemetery.  Memorials may be directed to the wishes of the family.  Share a memory at www.feddehelfrichcrossfh.com

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Memorial Visitation

Saturday, April 29, 2023

1:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home

112 W. Main St, PO Box 1048, Peotone, IL 60468

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Memorial Service with American Legion Service and military honors

Saturday, April 29, 2023

Starts at 4:00 pm (Central time)

Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home

112 W. Main St, PO Box 1048, Peotone, IL 60468

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