Jim Callahan

May 14, 1946July 2, 2018

Virgil Jim Callahan was born in Sentinel, Oklahoma on May 14th, 1946, to Walter Herman Callahan & Ester Lee Henderson Callahan.

Jim was married to Judy Forbes on November 6th, 1978 in Oklahoma City. They were happily married for 39 years.

He was preceded in death by parents, Walter & Ester Callahan, sisters Joann Roberts, Martha Sue Calmer, and Kathy Clements. Surviving Jim are siblings, Gene Callahan, Lee Callahan, and Judy Butler.

Jim is also survived by children Mark Callahan, Angila Williamson, Mark Critchfield and Janet Henson. Jim was a proud and loving grandfather to seven grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

Jim graduated from Oakwood High School on May 12th, 1946. He also attended 4 years of Business school for electronics. He retired from AT & T in 2016.

Jim loved horses, watching horse racing, and playing golf. He spent many enjoyable hours playing with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was generous and kind to everyone he knew. He will be deeply missed.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, July 7, 2018

Jim Callahan

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Michelle Callahan

July 10, 2018

So sad to hear of Jim's passing, even though I am not in the family now, I did spend 23 wonderful years as his daughter-law. I will always treasure my time I got to spend with Jim. Even though life happened and I have not spoken to him in 2 years I still love him. He was a great man, always helping and wanting to give anything to anyone. He will be greatly missed. May you rest in peace POP, Jim. Heaven gained an Angel like no other. I pray for his wife and family to find peace.

Cynthia Cantrell

July 6, 2018

So sorry to hear of Uncle Jim's passing. I am so glad that I got to visit with him the other day. I appreciated it so much that he helped Mom with her depression and spent time with her when she really needed it. He was a great comfort to my sister Bobbie when she was in OKC Hospital as well as her husband Dale. He was always a comfort to me as well. I love you all and pray for the family. Cindy Cantrell.

Janet Henson

July 5, 2018

My sweet Poppy was a precious man. I will miss him always!