Obituary of J. Wayne Calloway
J. Wayne Calloway, 80, of Pittsville passed away at home on Saturday, November 16, 2019, surrounded by his family. Born in Pittsville, he was the son of the late Harry and Elizabeth Calloway.
Wayne is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Mary Beth Calloway: 2 children, Chris Calloway and his wife Jan, of Laurel, DE and Laura Horner and her husband Scott, of Eden, MD: 4 grandchildren, Ethan and Aaron (Le’Anna Block) Calloway and Maddison and Benjamin Horner: 2 great grandsons, Bryson Cross and Keegan Calloway and their mother Kaila Kortum: 1 brother, Eddie (Glenda) Calloway: 2 sisters, Judy Calloway and Cathy (Bryan) Vance: 1 sister-in-law Terri Calloway. As well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents, Wayne was also proceeded in death by 2 brothers, Bobby Calloway and Donnie Calloway.
After retiring from Delmarva Power after 35 years, Wayne fulfilled his dream of raising bison for 17 years. He was a docent at the Salisbury Zoo for 21 years. He was also a member of the National Bison Association and the Eastern Bison Association. Wayne was a member of Ayres United Methodist Church. He always enjoyed writing stories and had a love of photograhy.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm with calling two hours prior to the service at Holloway Funeral Home in Salisbury. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made in his memory to Ayres United Methodist Church c/o Barbara Wootten 34424 Workman Road Pittsville, MD 21850, or to Coastal Hospice.
Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, PA, 501 Snow Hill Rd., Salisbury, MD 21804. To send condolences to the family please visit www.hollowayfh.com.
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