Updated: Mon 9:46 PM, Jan 21, 2013
Mr. Eudon “Don” Hughes Callihan of Hartford passed away Thursday, January 17, 2013 at the family residence. He was 75.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, January 21, in Sorrells Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Freddie McCain officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow in Tabernacle United Methodist Church Cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home of Slocomb directing.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Mr. Callihan was born on January 5, 1938 in Geneva County. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Hartford. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force and was awarded the Bronze Star for his heroism in Vietnam. After retiring from active duty, he was employed with the U.S. Postal Service where he later retired.
He was preceded in death by his natural parents, A. B. and Minnie Hughes, his loving adoptive parents, Irwin and Alma Palmer Callihan.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Sherrie Jean Whitaker Callihan, of Slocomb; one daughter: Sherrie Ladonna (Randall) Shutes of Hartford; two grandchildren: Minnie Ladonna Littefield, Jeffrey Scott (Caitlin) Dowling all of Dothan; three great grandchildren: Ty, Bryce and Tucker; one sister: Linda Callihan Benefield of Slocomb; and other extended family and friends.