2009-09-23 / Obituaries


Mr. Walter Gary McCalvin of Tallahassee, Florida, died Tuesday September 15, 2009, at Capital Regional Hospital in Tallahassee, FL.

Mr. McCalvin was born December 31, 1953, in Miller County. He was of the Baptist faith and was a veteran of the US Navy. He was an automotive mechanic.

Funeral services were held Friday, September 18, at 2:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Laddie Derocco officiating. Interment followed in the Colquitt City Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Rex Young, Vince Harrison, Frasier Warren, Guy Stovall, Stephen Payne, and Randy Johnson.

Survivors include his wife, Glenda McCalvin, Tallahassee, FL; two daughters, Rebecca McCalvin and Courtney McCalvin, Tallahassee, FL; three grandchildren, Xavier Squires, Ezra Squires, Jacoby McCalvin; two brothers, Johnny McCalvin, Charleston, WV, Jimmie Rix, Americus; three sisters, Janice Johnson, Jacksonville, FL, Joyce McNease, Colquitt, Susan Carlin, Pensacola, FL.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Annis and Willie McCalvin; two brothers, Robert Peek and Donald Peek; and one sister, Geraldine Wells.

Colquitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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