Celebrating the life of

Thomas Albert "Tim" Callahan, Jr.

November 27, 1936 - January 16, 2022

Thomas Albert

Thomas Albert. Callahan Jr. (Tim), 85 years of age was born to Thomas Albert Callahan (Tom) and Evelyn Callahan and raised in Pittsburgh PA. Tim was married on May 27, 1961 for 61 years of togetherness to the love of his life, Alice. She had preceded his death by 13 days as he could not live without her and are together again in heaven.

They raised three children, Patrick, Michael, and Laura and have five grandchildren, Chelsey, Ashley, Kristen, Lexie, and Joshua, whom they both adored. One great, great child is on her way.  He is also survived by his sister, Bonnie, and brother, Bill.

Tim was employed at J&L Steel in the mid 1950's as a general laborer. He later entered the service as a US. Marine. After military service, Tim worked as an accountant for International Harvester who was later promoted to Vice President serving the Savannah area. Later, he worked to his retirement at International Paper. He volunteered for many years as a researcher for the Coastal Heritage Society, and Fort Jackson. He was part of the team researching the Iron clad

CSS Georgia and assisted in hauling it up by crane the iron clad's 9,000 pound cannons for restoration. He also led the effort of researching the names of the Revolutionary war heroes who fought at the battle of Spring hill in Savannah against the British. The names were then added to brick memorials on the historic site on the Battlefield Memorial Park.

On a good sunny day, you would see him out in his yard tending to his flowers and vegetables. He was notorious for his day lilies and amaryllis and produced some of the “most juiciest” tomatoes on Port Royal Road. This would be followed up with a ride on his bike multiply times every day in his neighborhood. People can tune their watches to his daily bike route. He finally retired his 2-wheeled bike at 83 years old. Iron City ran deep in his soul therefore a Steelers game was always heard in the background for many years on a Sunday afternoon as he polished up his golf clubs for a future game.

A memorial service will be held Friday, January 21, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel.  The family will receive friends from 10:30 a.m. until the service begins.

Inurnment at Catholic Cemetery will be private.



A candle has been lit!

Tim, thanks for locating us through about 9 years ago. We are so thankful that we were able to share our relationship as cousins during the past 9 years and that we got to meet your wonderful family and be a part of your family. You were one of the most amazing people we have ever met. And we were proud to say that you were kin to us. We just hate that we never got to do and visit with ya'll as we would have liked but we did enjoyed every minute that we were together. It was just too short. I told your family that you brought us together, so now because of you 'we have to stick together'. We will dearly miss you and Alice. Knowing that you and Alice are happy once again after 13 days is a blessing - if it had to be like this. God bless your family!

- REINHART, Mobile, Alabama

We are confident that Thomas and Alice will return to a paradise in the resurrection. What a time of rejoicing when they answer Jesus call, COME OUT, as Lazarus did. He was thrilled to be reunited with his family. The promise of no more pain, sickness, or death will result from God’s protection. Rev 21:3,4 This was the original intention ,as we pray for God’s will to be done in heaven as on earth. The heavenly Kingdom government by Christ will accomplish this. Isaiah 9:6,7 May you be comforted. “Enjoy Life Forever” Warm Christian Love, Sandy Wirfs

- Sandy Wirfs, Monroe,, Louisiana

We were really moved by learning, that Tim is gone, again united with Alice, after that short time of being separated. We are with them in our prayers and with you as well. It seems to us, that the door leading to the other side has been open yet, one gap wide. It has been such a deep connection between Alice and Tim, that life missing the partner of a lifelong marriage of sixty years wasn’t conceivable for Tim. Both were one in their lives. So it happened, that soon after Alice was gone, Tim heard God and Alice calling him to come over, and he scurried through the gap. The entire family have reason to mourn and reason to be thankful as well, have reason to celebrate the life of this wonderful man, who was a great example in decency, caring for his family and friends, doing good work, wherever he was, also serving his nation as a mariner and much more, an example for many, especially for his sons, his daughter and his grandchildren. You all were blessed with the best parents and grand parents, one can imagine. May Tim rest in peace, may he be welcomed in God’s unending love, united with his wife again on the other side, may they celebrate their endless marriage in heaven. And may you be comforted. Both will be with you for the rest of your lives and beyond. – As for us: We were gifted, having had both, Alice and Tim, as just wonderful friends and companions, enjoying their hospitality many times, sharing stories, were with you all. It enriched our life. Thank you, Alice and Tim. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. We will never forget you. Your friends Guenter and Rosemarie, Muenster, Germany

- Guenter B Apsel, Muenster, Germany

To all of our beloved Callahan kids, we are so sad over the loss of both Tim and Alice and we feel so blessed and proud of how the 3 of you cared and nurtured Alice and Tim in their last days. Our sincerest sympathy, Aunt Kathy and Uncle Rob

- Kathy and Rob Randall, Hudson, MA

I worked for Tim many years ago at Mason International. I was right out of college and I can truthfully say Tim taught me more in 18 months than in the previous 4 years. I met Tim over lunch a couple of years ago and relayed to him I owed much of my success in business to his tutorial. May he and Alice RIP

- Ben Wells, Savannah, Ga

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel