John William Callaway, 88, of Marshfield, died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017.
He was born March 3, 1929, in Marshfield, Mo. to John M. and Jeanette Belle Todd Callaway.
On May 5, 1951, he married Betty Stewart.
He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant daughter, Nancy Jean; three sisters, Geneva Callaway, Josephine Thomlinson and husband Rocky, Hazel Jean Schneider and husband Happy; one brother, Garland Callaway; one son-in-law, Joe Young, and one great-grandson, Jaxon Callaway.
John spent many years as a Dairy Farm Specialist for Kraft until retirement. He spent most of his life in Webster County. In early years he attended Rocky Point School and went to Ebenezer Methodist Church. He attended St. Luke Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Betty; two sons, John R. Callaway and wife, Jill, and David Callaway; two daughters, Sherry Young and Sue Rader and husband, Gary; sister-in-law, Doris Callaway; nine grandchildren, Susan Ivie, Brian Young, Kevin Young, Emily Peck, Andy Callaway, Aaron Callaway, Janeen Rader, Janie Hall, and Adam Callaway; 22 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Funeral services for John William Callaway will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017 at Fraker Funeral Home Inc. with burial in St. Luke Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Marshfield Christian School or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.


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