Charles W. Calvin Sr., age 72, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at his home in Olney. Memorial services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, in the chapel of Lunn Funeral Home with Wilburn Kimbro and Stephen Collard officiating. Inurnment will follow in Restland Cemetery under the direction of Lunn Funeral Home of Olney.
Charles was born on June 29, 1941, in Ft. Worth, Texas, to the late Olin Earl and Edith Mary (Walker) Calvin. He was a longtime resident of Olney and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Olney. Charles had worked as a heavy equipment operator and was a cowboy, welder, truck driver and helicopter mechanic. He was employed at Olney Door & Screen until his retirement. Charles was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Jason Shane Calvin, in 1975; his brother, John Thomas Calvin, in 2013; and a granddaughter, Leann Jeanette.
Charles is survived by his son, Chuck Calvin and wife Barbara of Olney; daughters Kayse Champion of Megargel, Texas, Rhonda Fowler of Coos Bay, Ore., and Jaye Lynn Waymon of Alexandria, Texas; seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Family visitation was held Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lunnfuneralhome.com.