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Obituary for Clarence Callaway


Clarence Jr., Clarence and Nancy Callaway on Horse Inwood House Dallas, Texas

Clarence Leon Callaway 
on Fancy, the horse, with 
his son, "Bud," and daughter, "Nancy."


Callaway, Clarence, a Dallas businessman, died at home on June 13, 1992 after a long illness. Callaway was born in Navasota, Texas on June 27, 1905, but had been a resident of Dallas 75 years. He graduated from Oak Cliff High School; attended the University of Texas. After college, in association with his brother, Mr. Callaway managed the Callaway Brothers Oil Company. When the company was sold, he joined the English Freight Company and was eventually general manager of the firm. He founded Callaway Cartage Company in 1939, which was sold in 1949 and Mr. Callaway then joined the Dr. Pepper Company. At Dr. Pepper he was promoted to Vice President of Operations before leaving to become President of the American Bank & Trust Company of Oak Cliff in 1955. When he sold his interest in the bank, he bought the England Transportaion Company of New Orleans, which he operated until the firms sale in 1974. He was a member of the Salesmanship Club of Dallas and the Gunstream Hunting & Fishing Club, where he served as a founding member and first President. Other professional organizations included, the Dallas Bottlers Association of which Mr. Callaway was President. Preceded in death by his wife, Mattie. Mr. Callaway is survived by his two children Clarence Callaway, Jr. & Nancy Thompson; five grandchildren, Scot Casey, Shannon Casey, Cristal Callaway, Lee Callaway and Nickolas Callaway. Services will be held 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, June 16, 1992. RESTLAND MEMORIAL CHAPEL, Dr. James Pleitz officiating. Pallbearers: George Young, Alan Roberts, Scot Casey, Lee Callaway, Nickolas Callaway and Jerry Thompson. Memorials may be made to the Salesmanship Club of Dallas.

- written by his son, Clarence Callaway, Jr.