Robert Callanan, 65, of Celeste passed away July 18, 2014, in South Carolina.
Robert was born in Newark, N.J., on Oct. 29, 1948, to Joyce R. Helwig and Ronald G. Callanan. He was married to Shelley Banks Callanan.
He was a member of the Miller Masonic Lodge 224 of Celeste. Robert loved cooking, traveling and his animals.
Survivors include his wife, Shelley; his son, John T. Callanan of Celeste; his daughter, Patricia Auten of Arlington; his grandchildren, Brett and Brandi; his five great-grandchildren; his brother, Richard Callanan and wife Leslie of New Jersey; his nephews; his mother- and father-in-law whom he considered his second mom and dad, Frances and Kenneth Caplinger of Celeste; and his four-legged friend, “Shooters” the cat, that traveled everywhere with him.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Joyce; his brother, Brian; and, his baby grandson, Luke.
In lieu of usual remembrances, the family asks that donations be made to the Celeste Volunteer Fire Dept. P.O. Box 145, Celeste, 75423.
A private family gathering will take place on Saturday, July 26, 2014.
Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home of Commerce is in charge of arrangements.
Onine condolences may be made at www.jones-walkerandson.com
Published on  July 18, 2014