Frederick L. Callaway 1942 – 2022

ST. JOSEPH - Frederick Lee Callaway, 80, of St. Joseph, passed away September 17, 2022. Fred was born June 19, 1942, to Elvin and Ada Leilah (Hawkins) Callaway in Cameron, MO.

Fred was a 1960 graduate of Cameron High School. He was a veteran of the US Army. He was a member of the military band from 1964 to 1966. Fred worked as a group health insurance agent for Blue Cross Blue Shield and drove a school bus for the St. Joseph School District.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elvin and Ada, and his wife Debbie.

Fred is survived by sister, Barbara (Jack) Barnes, Cameron, MO; 2 daughters, Brigette Lee Callaway, St. Joseph, Carrie Waters, Groveland, FL; 4 grandchildren, Amanda Callaway, Alexandria Taylor, Jace Nichols; great granddaughter, Theodora Taylor; former wife and friend, Judy Beckwith, St. Joseph.

Graveside services will be 2:00 Wednesday, September 21 at Cameron Memory Gardens, Cameron, MO. Memorial fund to the Wounded Warrior Project.

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Arrangements under the direction of Poland-Thompson Funeral Home, Cameron, MO.

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