A celebration of life for Roger Dale Calhoun, 62, will be Monday 2 p.m. at Anniston Memorial Funeral Home with the Rev. John Simmons officiating. Burial will follow in Anniston Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until service time. Please come as you are and jeans are preferred. Roger died Friday, November 15, 2013, at his home. Survivors include his wife, Paula M. Calhoun; children, Tim Calhoun (Ellen), Amy Calhoun Bishop (Curtis "Snowie"), Jason Brian Calhoun (Shannon); seven grandchildren, Zach, Cameron, Alexis, Abby, Natalie, Carson and Amelia Claire; mother, Cora Mae Calhoun; brothers, Jimmy Calhoun and Fred Calhoun and sister, Teresa Martin. He was preceded in death by his father, James Alfred Calhoun. Roger lived most of his life in Talladega County. Growing up, he was active in various sports; as an adult, he loved hunting, fishing, golf and Crimson Tide football. As a young adult, Roger worked with the City of Anniston. Most of his career he was with Barron Industries in Leeds. He enjoyed singing tenor and playing guitar; through The United Methodist Church, he loved serving Christ in hospitality ministries, sharing friendship and food with grace. Roger and family are deeply grateful to the medical teams of UAB Hospital (Birmingham), especially Dr. James M. Markert, Dr. Bradford A. Woodworth and Dr. Kimberly Kicielinski. Pallbearers will be Tim Calhoun, J. B. Calhoun, Zach Calhoun, Snowie Bishop, Cameron Calhoun and Michael Purner. Honorary pallbearers will be Randy Moses, Paul Sefcik and Howard Clark. The family requests gifts in Roger's memory to Shepherd Supply, P.O. Box 131, Moody, AL 35004. Anniston Memorial Funeral Home 3865 US Hwy 431 North Anniston, AL 36206 256-820-0024
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Anniston Memorial Funeral Home
3865 US Highway 431 North Anniston, AL 36206
Published in The Anniston Star on Nov. 17, 2013