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George W. Callis Jr.

George W. Callis Jr.

George Winfred Callis Jr. of Mattaponi passed away April 4, 2014.

He was an active member of Old Church United Methodist Church. George greatly loved music. He played in the Southland Band of Richmond, playing oldies and rock-n-roll. George retired from Newport News Shipyard after 42 years of service. 

George was preceded in death by his parents, Winfred and Hilda Callis.

He is survived by his wife, Peggy W. Callis; three sons, Drew Callis, Scott Callis and David Callis (Caroline); two stepchildren, Tracey Hutton (Ralph) and Troy Ripplinger; a brother, Allen Callis; and two grandchildren, Christopher and Tyler Hutton.

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, at Old Church Methodist Church, 25614 The Trail, Mattaponi. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday, April 7, at Vincent Funeral Home, 417 11th Street, West Point, VA 23181.

Memorials may be made to Old Church, c/o Sandra Bartos, 1213 Melrose Landing, Little Plymouth, VA 23091.

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posted 04.07.2014

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