Eugene Patrick "Gene" Callahan – an 89 year-old native of Clarks Summit, PA and resident of Summerdale passed away Sunday, April 28, 2013. He retired from Southern Electric Company after many years of service as a sales representative. Mr. Callahan was a World War II veteran of the United States Army and an avid Alabama fan. He was a longtime active member of New Life in Christ Church of Foley. A true servant of God, he loved his Lord and served Him with all his heart. Mr. Callahan was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Elizabeth Callahan; brother, Thomas Callahan, Jr.; and sister, Ann Moore. He is survived by his beloved wife, Shirley Prince Callahan; children, Jane Callahan and Joan Davidson of Atlanta, GA, and Darryl Prince (Linda) of Pensacola, FL; grandchildren, Jordan Adrianne, and McKenzie Jones; sister, Margaret Toth of Mayfield Heights, OH; sister-in-law, Minnie Callahan of Seal Beach, CA; special friend, Randy Word of Gadsden, AL; other relatives and many friends. Funeral services will be held from New Life in Christ Church on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Paul Wilde officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the service hour. Interment will be in Mobile Memorial Gardens. Serving as pallbearers will be Tim Courtright, Evans Russell, Larry McInnis, Darryl Prince, Toby Hollis, and John Loyd. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to New Life in Christ Church, 102 East Berry Avenue, Foley, Alabama 36535. Condolences may be offered at www.mmgfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, 6040 Three Notch Road, Mobile, Alabama 36619.