Steven Kerry Callaway, 53, Chanute, passed away Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, at his home.
Steve was born May 30, 1960, in Iola, the son of James Roy and Forcine Lena (Gibbons) Callaway. He grew up in Iola and graduated from Iola High School in 1978.
Over the years, Steve worked for Singer IGA, Boyer Oil Co., Colt Energy, Gates, and PC Boards, which became Sierra Midwest.
Steve married JoLinn Dickerson and they had one son before they divorced.
On Jan. 1, 2011, Steve married Angie Bass.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, storytelling and was a practical joker.
Survivors are his wife Angie; son Casey Callaway, Colony; two step-sons, Skylar and Zakk McGinnis; his parents, Jim and Forcine Callaway, Iola; five siblings, Teresa Murphey and husband Ed, Iola, Carol Settlemyer and husband Rick, Colony, Jeff Callaway and wife Aimee, Iola, Joe Callaway, Iola, and Missie Scott, Shawnee; and a number of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his brother James David Callaway.
Cremation has taken place.
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola.
Memorials can be made to the Steven K. Callaway Memorial Fund and left with the funeral home.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com
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