Swan Funeral Home

1224 Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT


Charles Willis McCallum

June 10, 1942July 3, 2017

Charles Willis McCallum, 75 years of age, transitioned into eternal rest July 3rd, 2017 at Inova Alexandria Hospital. Charles was born June 10, 1942 in Robeson County, Maxton, North Carolina to the late Ophelia (Snipes) McCallum and Edward McCallum. He was the younger of two children; his sister Betty L. McDaniel preceded him in death. Charles graduated R.R. Dean School in Maxton, North Carolina. And later attended Northern Virginia Community College, Va. Charles was also a member and Church DAD of Albert Street Baptist Church in Alexandria, VA. Charles resided in the Tri-State area of D.C., Maryland and Virginia for more than 35 years, settling in the city of Arlington, VA. He worked for XA Systems, LLC. Since 2012 as Program Admin Specialist. Charles enjoyed tools, electronics and gadgets, good music and creating CDs, taking pictures, reading and learning. He especially enjoyed networking and meeting new people. He had a special and loving enjoyment spending time with his daughters, and his grandsons, as well as his nieces and nephews and their children. Those surviving, and left to cherish his memory are his Daughters Teresa A. Bailen, and Jaleesa A. McCallum, his Step-son Jonte Ross, and his beloved Grandsons whom he loved dearly, Ricky Bailen and Ryan Bailen. As well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles, friends and loved ones. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 2:00pm in Swan Funeral Home, 1224 Boston Post Rd., Old Saybrook, CT.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, July 29, 2017


Charles Willis McCallum

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Kristin M

June 8, 2018

I'm sorry to hear of Charles's passing. I worked with him years ago at LCC International. He was very good at his job and always very helpful and friendly. May he rest in peace.

September 6, 2017

Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.

Angela Bailen

July 25, 2017

Sorry for your loss Teresa, Ricky and Ryan, Sending prayers and thoughts to you all and the family, RIP

July 14, 2017

May God's loving kindness and comfort help you and your family through this very sad time Psalms 29:11