Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
It is with deep sadness that we inform you that our brother, Rev. Robert McCallister died on Friday, May 11, 2018.
Robert served the Tamalpais Valley, and St. Helena churches, and as the Conference Board of Education: Associate Director of Youth and Student Work; as Associate, Stockton: Central, as Professor at Baker University, and at the University Religious Center of Fresno, as well as various appointments in the Desert Southwest and California-Pacific Conferences.
Rev. McCallister enjoyed the outdoors, especially Sequoia National Park in California. He loved music, hiking, reading and was an avid sports fan. He served as advisor to the Doane men’s basketball team during his tenure at Doane College.
He is survived by his daughter, Marti McKee, of Lincoln, Nebraska, and his son, Andrew McCallister, of Crete, Nebraska. He was preceded in death by his wife, Judy McCallister. Condolences may be sent to Marti McKee at 9130 Medinah Drive, Lincoln, Nebraska, 68526.
A memorial service was held on May 17, 2018.
Memorial gifts in Robert’s name may be sent to The United Methodist Committee on Relief. Make checks payable to UMCOR, and send to Advance GCFA, P.O. Box 9068, New York, New York 10087-9068.
Let us continue to give God thanks for Robert’s life and witness and hold his family close in prayer. In our living and in our dying, we belong to God! (Romans 14:8)
Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño
P.O. Box 980250
West Sacramento, CA 95798-0250
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