Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

April 27, 2013

Perry Wayne Calvin


Corsicana Daily Sun

— Perry Wayne Calvin, 37, of Frost, passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, while providing the ultimate sacrifice to the community of West.

Perry was born Jan. 18, 1976 in Dallas, the son of Phil and Cindy Calvin. He graduated from Frost High School. Perry was attending the Fire Academy and Emergency Medical Technician at Hill College. On Oct. 19, 2002, he was united in marriage to Rebecca Ann Griffis in Frost. He was a self-employed farmer and loved the outdoors. He enjoyed horseback riding, rodeos, fishing and especially spending time with his family. Perry was a member of the Navarro Mills Volunteer Fire Department and Mertens Volunteer Fire Department.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 10 years, Rebecca Ann Calvin of Frost; two sons, Paul Wyatt Calvin and Preston Calvin, both of Frost; his father, Phil Calvin and his wife Cindy; a brother, Wes Calvin and wife Emily of Frost; two sisters, Penny Sprouse of Bryan-College Station, and Page Calvin, who is currently serving in the Air Force; his grandmother, Edna Calvin of Hutchins; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Perry will lie in state beginning at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at Aderhold Funeral Home in West.

The family will receive visitors from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church of the Assumption in West.  

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday May 2, 2013, at Central Baptist Church in Hillsboro, with Steve Burleson officiating. Interment will follow at Frost Cemetery near Frost.  

Pallbearers will be J. R. Surovik, Chad Degner, Travis Thurston, Terry Rasco, Chase Blume and Eric McGill.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Navarro Mills Volunteer Fire Department and Mertens Volunteer Fire Department.

An online guest book is available at www.aderholdfuneralhome.com by selecting the Perry Calvin obituary.

Arrangements by Aderhold Funeral Home, West.