Calvin is a WWII veteran of the United States Navy. He spent the majority of his working career as a parts chaser in the Material Department at General Motors Assembly Plant in Kansas City, KS. He retired after 37 ½ years of dedicated service.
On August 6, 1949, Calvin and Esta Kincaid were united in marriage in Grant City, MO. She preceded him in death on May 9, 2015.
Calvin enjoyed gardening, bird watching and the outdoors. He will be remembered as a devoted husband, loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
He was preceded in death by his wife, parents and eight siblings. Survived by his daughters, Nancy L. Reckman of Kansas City, MO and Barbara A. Threlkeld and husband, Tommy W. Taylor of Kansas City, MO; two grandchildren: Tiffany Patterson and husband, Jason of Kearney, MO; Sara Threlkeld of Kansas City, MO; five great-grandchildren: Alex, Madeleine, Jason, Andrew and Braxton.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., Monday, June 13, 2016 at Meyers Northland Chapel, 401 Main Street Parkville, MO. The funeral service will immediately follow at 11:00 a.m. at the chapel, with Pastor Brady Testorff officiating. Burial will follow at the Hampton Cemetery in Kansas City, MO. Memorial contributions may be made to Platte County Conservation. Memories of Calvin and condolences to the family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com