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Edward Callion Jr., 1923-2019

Edward Callion Jr., 1923-2019

CORTLAND — Edward Callion Jr., 96, died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital.

He was born Sept. 21, 1923, in Youngstown, the son of Edward and Rebecca Wallace Callion Sr.

He had retired from self-employment as the owner/operator of Callion’s Construction Company, had been a bricklayer, and was a member of Community Church of God in Christ.

He was a veteran serving in the U.S. Army, stationed in Normandy during World War II.

Survivors include sons, Edward Callion III of Youngstown and Timothy Callion of Champion; daughter, Edith Lindsay of Westerville; sisters, Gladys Davenport of Bethlehem, Pa. and Leola Maxine Morgan Frazier of Atlanta, Ga.; one stepson; two stepdaughters; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by first wife, Jane H. Pendleton Callion and second wife, Carlena Johnson Callion; two brothers; and three sisters.

Calling hours will be 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, with funeral services following at 11 a.m., at the Second Baptist Church. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery. Family will receive friends at 700 Center St. West, Champion.

Arrangements were handled by the Sterling-McCullough Williams Funeral Home.