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“Wishing you the best that God has to offer...We give our Love and Prayers up to the Lord for you and your family and friends....Knowing that Uncle...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: MARK THERON McCALLMAN - FL

“What a wonderful servant of God Richard has been. His heart for the kingdom and his willingness to be both useful and used by God will be a lasting...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Bro. Mark and Ruth Fischer - Hope, AR

“Dear Mary, We have such lovely memories of you and Richard. When we arrived at First Baptist, Hialeah some twelve years ago you two made us feel...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Gary and Barbara Morris - Hialeah, FL

“Sorry for your loss. I only met Richard once or twice but worked with his brother Jack in Jacksonville as a mechanic. I was a young know nothing...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Stacey Barber - Macclenny, FL

“Dear Mary & Family, Oh so many happy memories you have and I in particular at National Airlines and Bible Study with Rev. Bob Adams presiding and at...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Claudia Steadman - Homestead, FL

“I was the Station Manager at Miami and worked with Richard for many years. We are all getting old but the fond memeries of the past are still there....Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Burney Sullivan - Dahlonega, GA

“Dear Mary and family, I share your feelings of loss in Richard's going to be with the Lord! But we will see him again one day! Mary, please know...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Edith Beck - FL

“We have so many happy memories of Richard and Mary as we served our Lord at First Baptist Hialeah. He was a great man of God, always ready to serve...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Don & Barbara Gammon - FL

“Dear Aunt Mary, Fran,Janice, and loved ones, I am so sorry that this time has come, and I offer my deepest sympathy and Love to all of you. What a...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Maxine Henderson - Albany, GA

“To the McCallman family, I am sorry for your lost, we are praying for you. Thank you for investing your life and treasure to His Kingdom Work at...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Oscar Merida - Hialeah, FL


Richard E. McCallman, 86, of Valdosta passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2103 at South Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. He was born on May 4, 1927 in Lake City, Florida to the late Archibald and Pearl Smith McCallman. Mr. McCallman gave his life to Christ at the age of 12 and spoke of his Christian life to others. Faith was his cornerstone and he led his life by the precepts of the Bible. Mr. McCallman served in the United States Air Force and was a veteran of WWII. He worked in the airline industry in Jacksonville and Miami for 60 years, serving as a mechanic, a Quality Control Manager and Director, and FAA liaison with National Airlines, Pan Am Airlines, and Aero Air. Mr. McCallman, along with his wife, moved to Valdosta from Hialeah, Florida in 2008 to be nearer their daughter and son-in-law. He was a member and served as a deacon with the First Baptist Church of Hialeah and was currently attending Open Bible Baptist Church. He was a devoted and loving husband, and a proud and loving father and grandfather. Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Mary McCallman of Valdosta; two daughters and sons-in-law, Frances and Bob Partridge of Valdosta and Janice and Mark Dewey of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; two grandsons, Brad Dewey and his wife Sarah of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and Luke Partridge of Orlando, Florida; his sister, Kate Randall of Orange Park, Florida. Services for Richard E. McCallman are scheduled for 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 8, 2013 in the chapel of the Carson McLane Funeral Home with Dr. Carrol Joye and Rev. Bob Adams officiating. Entombment will follow in the McLane Riverview Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to a charity of choice. Condolences to the family may be conveyed online at www.mclanecares.com. Carson McLane.

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