GIBSON, Ga. - Mr. Calvin J. Chalker, 73, entered into rest Thursday, November 27, 2008, at the University Hospital, Augusta.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, at Mt. Zion Congregational Methodist Church, with Rev. Al Kurtz, officiating. Interment was in the Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery in Gibson.
Calvin was a native of Glascock County and lived there all of his life. He was a member of the Mt. Zion Congregational Methodist Church, an Army veteran, and was retired from Milliken and Company in Thomson.
He is survived by his son, Joey (Diane) Chalker of Thomson; two grandsons, Shane (Terri) Chalker and Kevin (Hope) Chalker; one brother, Mr. Donald (Becky) Chalker of Lincolnton; and one sister, Mrs. Ruth Reese of Augusta; and a special friend, Mrs. Zylphia Reese.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. Brewster and Maude Sheppard Chalker.
Pallbearers were Shane Chalker, Kevin Chalker, Ronnie Wood, Jimmy Newsome, Lynn Peaster, and James Bowen.
Memorials may be made to any special charity or church. Sheppard Funeral Home, Gibson, Ga., was in charge of arrangements.