Saturday, January 25, 2014

Oliver Callahan, RIP

Another animation veteran moves on.

Oliver Edward Callahan (Lefty) passed away January 21, 2014.

With a career as an animator at MGM and Hanna Barbera studios he brought joy, laughter, storytelling, and endless imagination to his craft. Among Among Mr. Callahan's numerous animation credits: MGM theatrical shorts, also decades of Hanna-Barbera shows including Jetsons, the Movie; A Pup Named Scooby Doo; The Smurfs; The Flintstones and much of everything else that was produced by Hanna-Barbera from the 1960s to the 1990s ...

He was preceded in death by his wife Gloria A. Callahan. Survived by his two daughters, Laura Jackson (Robert) and Claudia Daniels (Kurtis); sister, Jackie Lee; 5 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

A marine corps veteran, Mr. Callahan was laid to rest at Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

He was eighty-four years old.


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