LeRoy E Callanan

October 12, 1946June 23, 2012

Leroy Callanan, 65, of Diehlstadht, formerly of Chicago, IL, died Saturday, June 23, 2012, at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born October 12, 1946, in Chicago, he was the son of Raymond Callanan, who survives of Farmington, MO and Juanita (Pohl) Keller. His mother preceded him in death. On March 1, 2000, in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, he married Dorothy Tripp, who survives of the home. In addition to his father and wife, other survivors include: one son, Billy Newman of New Philadelphia, Ohio; three daughters, Debbie Adams of Poplar Bluff, Barbara Fowler of Dudley and Gail McCanless of Cape Girardeau; one brother, Kenneth Callanan of Lacrosse, WI; three sisters, Edith Jones of Trevor, WI, Kathy Callanan of Quitman, AR, Susan Dryer of Columbia, MO; ten grandchildren and three great grandchildren. His body was donated to St. Louis University School of Medicine for anatomical research. No services are scheduled.

Memories and condolences

Bring comfort and tell the story of your loved one’s lifetime. Leave a memory, tell a favorite story or share a kind word or condolence.

receive updates

when friends and family add new memories


for sharing memories and condolences