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Rufus Callaway, Jr.
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  • Mount Olive Baptist Church
    46 East Atlantic Avenue
    Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

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Rufus Callaway, Jr., was born May 20th, 1926 to Marybell and Rufus Callaway, Sr. of Cape May Court House. He was married to Julia B. Davis Callaway for 64 years. From that union they had two children: Debra A. Cason (Reginald) and Gary J. Callaway Sr. deceased (Agnes Taylor), five grandchildren: Karena Cason, Christopher Cason (Sheri), Joshua Cason (Krista), Gary Callaway Jr. (India), and Brittany Taylor, seven great grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews and many friends. Rufus has four sisters: Eldora Carroll, Catherine Adams, Jeanette Callaway and Marybell Hall, and was preceded in death by three brothers: James Callaway, Louis Callaway, and Calvin Callaway.

Rufus served his country in the U.S. Navy for two years before receiving an honorable discharge. He was self-employed for 50 years in the asphalt and paving business. He retired ten years ago. He was a deacon and was a very dutiful member of Mount Olive Church for many years. He was educated in the Middle Township School System.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 5, 2017, at Mount Olive Baptist Church, 46 East Atlantic Avenue, Cape May Court House, NJ, where visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Mount Olive Baptist Church. Interment will be in Cape May County Veterans Cemetery.