Farris Gene Callahan was born April 22, 1943 in Jackson County and departed this life Friday, August 30, 2019 at U.K. Medical Center in Lexington, being 76 years of age. He was the son of the late Tom “Doc” Callahan and Lucy (Gipson) Callahan.
Farris is survived by his wife Violet Callahan of Berea and by five children, Ricky Joe Callahan & Janie of Kingston, Farris Gene Callahan Jr. & Shelly of Berea, Randall Callahn & Sherry of Indiana, Nikkie Callahan of Berea and Megan Callahan of Berea. He is also survived by five siblings, Robert Callahan of Lexington, Jack Callahan of Sand Gap, Joe Callahan of Mt. Vernon, Julie Melba Moore and Brenda McCowan both of London. He was blessed with twelve grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral service 12 Noon Monday, September 2, 2019 at Pony Express Holiness Church with Bro. Artie Jacob Alexander officiating. Burial to follow in the Pine Grove Cemetery. Lakes Funeral Home in McKee was in charge of arrangements. www.lakesfuneralhomemckee.com