Terrie Dean values the art of good conversation. One of her favorite holiday pastimes is gathering around the kitchen table with relatives and simply talking for hours on end.
All I want for Christmas is normal.
Charles Lemuell “Charlie” McCallister, 98, of 278 Eastside Highway, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at Augusta Health.
He was born Sept. 25, 1914, in Augusta County, a son of the late Lemuell Columbus and Mary Bruce McCallister.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, a member of Celebration Church of God in Waynesboro and was a retired barber.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Effie Mae McCallister, and a son, Charles Linwood Corbin.
Survivors include his wife, Ruby McCallister; a stepson, Steve Crawford and wife, Vicki, of Mount Sidney; two stepdaughters, Roxie Miller and husband, Martin, of Grottoes, Vinda Shaver and husband, Eddie, of Crimora; four grandchildren, six stepgrandchildren, six great-grandchildren, five stepgrandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren, as well as a number of nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, July 8, 2013, at the Full Gospel Lighthouse Tabernacle in Elkton by the Revs. Homer Frazier and Ronald Spencer.
Burial will follow in Harriston United Methodist Church Cemetery with military rites provided by American Legion Post 340.
Active pallbearers will be Charles Corbin, Dustin Corbin, Bill Hinkle, Joe Shifflett, Ernest Meadows, John Kelly and Vernon Frazier.
Honorary pallbearers will be the Rev. Jonathan King, the Rev. Wayne Chant, Tommy Marshall, Timothy Martin, Dallas Fitz and Daniel Wine.
There will be no formal visitation at the funeral home. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon until 8 p.m. Sunday, July 7, 2013.
Friends and family are invited to share a memory, send condolences and sign the guestbook by visiting www.reynoldshamrickfuneralhomes.com.