Michael Eugene Calloway, age 60, of Granite Falls went home to his Lord and Savior Thursday, December 30, 2021.
He was born September 12, 1961 in Burke County to Kenneth and Faye Ellis Calloway. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Don and Dretha Calloway and Andrew and Jennie Ellis; and one nephew, Jeremy Fletcher.
Mike was a most loving father, grandpa, brother, and son. He began his career in the cement industry when he was 18 years old working with Caldwell Ready Mix and currently was employed by Kerr’s. He was dependable, hardworking, and loved to joke around. He had a great sense of humor throughout his life. Mike loved hunting and enjoyed the woods, that was his time with just him and the Lord. He loved his children, family, and friends.
Those left to cherish his memory, in addition to his parents, include one daughter, Savannah Clark and husband Chase of Marietta, GA; one son, Jesse Calloway and wife Paola of Asheville, NC; four beloved grandchildren, Clay, Charlotte, and Ellie Clark, and Waylon Calloway; three sisters, Teresa Anderson and husband Joe of Statesville, NC, Eulala Fletcher and husband Tim of Lenoir, NC; and Dretha Creech and husband Johnny of Granite Falls, NC; one brother, Tim Calloway of Lenoir, NC; and numerous nieces, nephews, and many other relatives.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Mike will be held Saturday, January 8, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. at Calvary Advent Christian Church conducted by Rev. Jim Lee.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. at the church.
Due to COVID-19, face masks and social distancing will be required.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Online condolences may be left at www.greer-mcelveen
Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the Calloway family.