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April 19, 2013

WEST EXPLOSION: Calvin family accounts established

Corsicana — Three separate accounts have been set up for the family of Perry Calvin, the firefighter killed in the West explosion on Wednesday. The 37-year-old Emmett resident was a volunteer with the Navarro Mills and Mertens fire departments, and was attending Hill College Fire Academy, and doing his EMT training in West. He is survived by a wife and two sons. They are expecting a third child in November.

He did not have any life insurance.

Donations may be sent to:

Navarro Mills VFD for Perry Calvin Fund, c/o First Bank & Trust of Dawson, 109 N. Main, Dawson, TX 76639; First Baptist Church for Benefit of Perry Calvin Family, c/o Community National Bank & Trust of Texas, P.O. BOX 624, Corsicana, TX 75151; For the Calvin Family, c/o Navarro Mills Baptist Church, 1095 FM 667, Purdon, TX 76679.

On May 4, the proceeds of a car show and live auction will go towards the Calvin family, according to organizer Bob Reddish. The show will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Third Avenue betwen Main and Beaton. The cost of entering a vehicle in the car show will be $10. To donate an item to the auction, call Reddish at (214) 418-5775.

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