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In Memory of

Sammy L. Callaway

June 22, 1943 - June 16, 2017

Obituary


Sammy Lynn Callaway was born June 22, 1943 in Houston Texas to Linza and Leatrice Callaway. Sammy inherited his love for travel from his dad, who would take his family on impromptu trips. Sammy was taught at an early age to work hard and he did. This showed in the care he gave his family, the work he did in and on numerous churches and the building of his dream home with his family. Sammy was an amazing father; he became involved with boy scouts, building model airplanes, camping trips, gardening, playing games and many...

Sammy Lynn Callaway was born June 22, 1943 in Houston Texas to Linza and Leatrice Callaway. Sammy inherited his love for travel from his dad, who would take his family on impromptu trips. Sammy was taught at an early age to work hard and he did. This showed in the care he gave his family, the work he did in and on numerous churches and the building of his dream home with his family. Sammy was an amazing father; he became involved with boy scouts, building model airplanes, camping trips, gardening, playing games and many other outdoor activities. He is the father to a blended family - yours, mine and ours. Sammy dedicated his life to serving the Lord in the early 1980's. He was an example of what a true friend, husband, father and brother is. Sammy's journey ended on June 16, 2017 in his home surrounded by his family.

Sammy leaves behind: His loving wife, Rienette Callaway, Children: Kimberly Lee and husband Danny and grandchildren; Doug, Clayton, Brad, Emily & Noah; Christine White and grandchildren, Justin White and wife Brittany, Jenna & Jayla; Stacey Brown and husband Steve and grandchildren, Kendall, Austin, Ethan & Dylan; Darrin Mihlheim; Melissa Cisneros and husband Eric and grandchildren, Victoria, Josiah & Brianna; Matthew Callaway and wife Melissa and grandchildren, Brantley & Brayden; Embraced son - Danny Katzenstein and wife Amber and grandchildren, Adoree, Preston & Lillian; Brother, Stanley Callaway; Sister, Glenda Silence and husband Mark

Sammy is preceded in death by his parents, Linza and Leatrice Callaway; Son, Sammy Lynn Callaway II, and former wife, Mable Callaway; and a host of nieces, nephews and other family and friends.

The family will receive visitors on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Brookside Funeral Home for a Memorial Service at 11am.