Obituary for Bill G. Kallam "Pap"
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Bill G. Kallam "Pap"

October 25, 1929 ~ August 9, 2017 (age 87)

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Mr. Bill G. Kallam (Pap), 87, of Walkertown, was promoted to Glory on August 8, 2017.

A celebration of Daddy’s life will be held 11:00AM Friday August 11, 2017 at Walkertown First Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Love’s United Methodist Church Cemetery.

He was born in Forsyth County, to the late Sam and Bertha Kallam, October 25, 1929. Daddy was a Veteran of the United States Army serving during the Korean Conflict and was honorably discharged. He married Ruth “Sug” Fulp September 19, 1953 and was faithful until his Heavenly promotion. Daddy was a faithful member of Walkertown First Baptist Church serving in many capacities, including Sunday school teacher and Deacon. He was instrumental in establishing Mount Calvary Baptist Church in Belews Creek. Daddy worked at RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company for 32 years, retiring from the Engineering Department. He was involved in several community activities such as the Walkertown School PTA and Walkertown Fire Department.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers Ronald and Jack Kallam, and a granddaughter Kristen Ruth.

Daddy is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Ruth; his son Denny and wife Janie; his daughter Pam, and his daughter Lisa and her husband Brian; two grandchildren Amanda and Mike; two great-grandsons Henry and Benjamin; and two sisters Barbara and Carol.

The family will receive friends Thursday August 10, from 6:00PM until 8:00PM at the Pierce-Jefferson Funeral & Cremation Services Chapel in Kernersville, NC.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Brenner Children’s Hospital, 1 Medical Center Boulevard, Winston-Salem, NC 27103. The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to the staff at Walnut Ridge Assisted Living and Life Brite Community Hospital for their diligent and untiring service.

 Service Information

August 10, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Pierce-Jefferson Funeral & Cremation Services Chapel
213 W. Mountain Street
Kernersville, NC 27284

Funeral Service
August 11, 2017

11:00 AM
Walkertown First Baptist Church
5185 Sullivantown Rd
Walkertown, NC 27051

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