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Mr. Hershel Callahan
Born: 1946-11-17
Died: 2003-12-19
Visitation: 6-9 PM Sunday, Dec. 21 at Dowell & Martin Funeral Home
Funeral Service: 2 PM Monday, Dec. 22 at Dowell & Martin Funeral Home
Interment: Bert Thacker Cemetery at Roundstone

Mr. Hershel Dale Callahan, age 57 of Mt. Vernon, died Friday, Dec. 19, 2003 at the Rockcastle Hospital. He was born in Richmond, IN on Nov. 17, 1946 the son of Charles and Margie Barnett Callahan. He had been a purchase agent for the Rockcastle Hospital for twenty-four years. He was also a member of the Pine Hill Missionary Baptist Church and was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Joy Thacker Callahan; a son, Hershel Dale Callahan II (Brenda Ann) of Mt. Vernon; a daughter, Christy Ann Carr (James Paul, Jr.) of Biloxi, MS; his mother, Margie Callahan of Berea; a brother, Michael Callahan (Cora) of Copper Creek; and a sister, Loretta Lucas (Eddie) of Seymour, CT. Also surviving are five grandchildren, Brent Callahan, Kristofer Carr, Samantha Callahan, Miranda Carr, and Andrew Callahan. He was preceded in death by his father Charles Callahan.