Posted on Feb 20, 2013 - 01:23 PM

Robert Louis Callis, 90, of Hudgins, Va., passed away on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at Riverside Walter Reed Hospital.

He worked for Chesapeake Corporation and retired as a Tugboat Captain.

He was predeceased by his father, Arthur; mother, Gladys; son, Robert L. Jr., and a sister, Josephine Hudgins.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth C. Callis; two daughters, Faye Carlton (John), Karen Hall (Jimmy); one brother, Allen Callis (Shirley); daughter-in-law, Leilani Keiser (David); five grandchildren, Chris (Suzanne) Hall, Jason (Lindsey) Hall, Andrea Hall, John Robert Carlton, and Robert Callis Keiser; two great-grandchildren, Kaylee and Kenleigh Hall, and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family received friends on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, from 6:30-8 p.m. at Foster-Faulkner Funeral Home, Mathews, Va. A funeral service was held on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial followed in H.C. Smither Cemetery, Hudgins.

Donations may be made in his memory to Peniel Friends Church, 2138 Bethel Beach Road, Onemo, Va. 23130.