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Michael W. “Mike” Calloway, 76, of Paw Paw passed away peacefully at his home.
Born December 7, 1942 in Salisbury, he was a son of the late Halbert and Sally Gravenor Calloway.
Mike attended the local schools and graduated from North Dorchester High School Class of 1960. Upon graduation he joined the U.S. Coast Guard and served his country from 1960 till 1966. When Mike returned home to Dorchester County he owned and operated Mike’s Tavern in East New Market for over thirty years till his retirement in 2006.
Mike loved the Caribbean, especially Aruba and St. Maarteen. He and his late wife Mary traveled to Aruba more than 60 times. He had a special love for Corvettes, which he had all his adult life. He enjoyed most sports especially the Ravens and Orioles. Mike greatly missed his wife Mary who passed away in 2018. He always considered her the best thing that ever happened to him and was truly the love of his life.
Mike was a member of the Eastern Shore Corvette Club and for 43 years a member of the American Legion Post 243 Hurlock.
Surviving is his son Michael W. Calloway, Jr.; a brother Robert E. Calloway and wife Susan; grandchild Holly Logan Calloway, current girlfriend Shirley Hicks; special friends Christy Stewart, Frank and Debbie Wright and his loving dog Lucy.
In keeping with Mike’s wishes there will be no formal services.
Donations in his memory can be made to a charity of one’s choice
Arrangements entrusted to Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A., Cambridge.
To share online condolences, please visit www.newcombcollins.com
So many great memories. I will miss you my friend
Rosie Foxwell Aug 4 2019 12:00 AM
We have been friends for decades. You will be missed
Frank and Debbie Wright Aug 3 2019 12:00 AM
Mike was a good friend.i had alot of great times with Mike. Rip my friend.
Rick Forester Aug 2 2019 12:00 AM
Rest In Peace My Friend!
Gary Moore Aug 2 2019 12:00 AM
So sorry to hear. Lots of great memories from playing darts at Mike's Tavern.
Mark Dennis Aug 2 2019 12:00 AM
One great classmate, we shared many laughs and good times in high school especially Mr. Cross's class, always said you made the "man go bald", but you had help from your other buddies!! RIP friend, now you and Mary can continue your journeys. Thoughts and prayers to your family
Carole Moore Spicer Aug 2 2019 12:00 AM
R.I.P. Mike, you will be missed my friend
joan brooks Aug 2 2019 12:00 AM
Mike will be missed by a lot. Will remember his personality. All the pain is gone.
Ronnie Bromwell Aug 1 2019 12:00 AM
RIP Mike , always had a smile!
Paul and Ann Abey Aug 1 2019 12:00 AM
So sorry to hear of Mike's passing what a wonderful person he was. Mike was a kindhearted man and a great friend to so many people he will certainly be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time. Mike enjoyed life and time with Mary now they can be together again. Rest in peace our friend.
DONALD JR. & MARY LYNN CAMERON Aug 1 2019 12:00 AM