Thomas McCall

EAST PALESTINE — Thomas “Colonel” Francis McCall, of Charlottesville, Va., formerly of East Palestine, died on March 11, 2019 at his son’s home in Charlottesville, Va.

Born Dec. 10, 1930 in East Palestine, he was the son of the late Thomas and Lily (Zartman) McCall.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters Florence, Dorothy, Betty, and Kay, and his brother, Brian.

He was a 1948 graduate of East Palestine High School and had retired as a teacher.

Survivors include his wife, Fran McCall; son Michael McCall both of Charlottesville; four grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Friday evening from 5-7 p.m. at the Linsley-Royal Funeral Home in East Palestine. A graveside service will be held 10: a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in East Palestine with Father Chris Cicero officiating.