James Lee "Chop" Callen, 68, passed away at his home on December 16, 2020. He was a native of Birmingham, AL and a resident of Wagarville, AL, since age 12. "Chop" graduated from Leroy High School in 1971. He was self employed as a mechanic. James was known in the community to help many folks in many ways, especially when it came to working on their vehicles. He enjoyed hunting and fishing with his many life-long friends that he loved dearly. James also loved building model cars with his grandchildren and teaching them mechanic skills.
Lovingly Remembered By:
Step - Son
Will (Stephanie) Howard
Step - Daughter
Samantha (James) Perry
Richard R Callen III. and William "Bill" Porter Callen
Tyler Perry and Madison Grace Perry
Anthony Howard, Andi Howard, and Wyatt Howard
Many Nieces and Nephews and Friends
Preceded in Death by:
Wife of 14 Years
Earline Young Callen
Father ~ Richard Raymond Callen, Jr. and Kathryn Virginia Kilgore
Virginia C. Strickland
Niece ~ Kelly Callen
Graveside Service will be Saturday December 19, 2020 at Ebenezer Methodist Church Cemetery, Wagarville, AL.
Visitation will be from 1:00 ~ 2:00 PM, with the Funeral Service following at 2:00 PM.
Bro. Bob Young will be officiating with St. Stephens Funeral Home directing.
Johnny Atchison, Waylon Powell, Mike Dickey, Tony Powell, Matthew Young, Gene Taylor, Alan Keith
Honorary Pallbearer: Gene Lovick
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