2012-12-12 / Obituaries

Robert W. Calhoun Everett, 90

Robert W. Calhoun 90, Everett, died Monday, December 3, 2012, at Donahoe Manor, Bedford.

He was born on May 22, 1922, in Everett, Pa., a son of the late Simon W. and Maude E. (Clark) Calhoun. In Takoma, Md., he married the former Victoria B.(Hoy) Calhoun.

Along with his wife, he is survived by the following family brothers and sisters: Marvin Calhoun married to Marian, Everett; Pauline Pee, Everett; Allen Calhoun, married to Joann, Everett; Arlene Strait, Harrisonville; Vera Mae Ramsey, Crystal Spring; Dean Calhoun, married to Judy, Everett; Willard Calhoun Summerville, S.C.; Leo Calhoun married to Leanna, New Enterprise; sister in-law, Cheryl Calhoun, Bedford; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by siblings: Louise Imler, Clyde Calhoun and infant brother Roger Lee Calhoun.

He was a member of Everett Seventh Day Adventist Church.

He served in the United States Army as a sergeant.

He worked as an engineer in Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma, Md., until his retirement in 1992.

He enjoyed working on lawn mowers and locksmithing. He liked to fish, travel and his constant companion his dog.

Funeral services were held Saturday, December 8, 2012, at 1 p.m., in the chapel at Akers Funeral Home, Everett, with Pastor Robert Snyder officiating. Burial was at Everett Cemetery with full military honors conducted by the Everett Area Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Red Cross or the South Central Blind Association, 100 East Pitt Street, Bedford, PA 15522.

Online condolences at www.akersfuneralhome.com

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