Calvin Spikes

Calvin Spikes was the second child of 11 children born in Call, Texas on November 17, 1944, to the late Alvin Spikes, Sr. and Jeanette Spikes. He was called home to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 27, 2014. He resided in Beaumont, Texas for 49 years. He leaves three daughters to treasure his love; Shelia Marie Spikes Alexander, Sharon Ann Spikes, and Tammy Elizabeth Spikes Wilturner (Eric). He had one step-son Mark Hadnot. Calvin Spikes worked over 49 years at Wheeler Truck Body with his long cherished friend and boss, Corky Wheeler. He was also a business entrepreneur. Precious memories are cherished by his 11 siblings; Alvin Spikes, Jr. (Barbara), Charles Edward Spikes, Sr., and Clifton Wayne Spikes, Maxcine Spikes Burnistine (Burnie), Everline Spikes Lee, Rosetta Spikes Jones, Linda Faye Spikes Jones (Bowden), Betty Jo Spikes Ford (Clinton), Mary Kathryn Spikes, and Wilma Laverne Spikes. He has eight grandchildren; Delester Calvin Spikes, Sr. (Brittany), Renaldo Brown (Shontanise), Derrick Goodman, Anthony Brown, Briana Wilturner, Eriana Wilturner, Julius Wilturner, and Denzel Spikes. Three great-grandchildren; Delester Calvin Spikes, Jr., Bri'Aishia Nicole Spikes, and Raegan Nadia Brown. Aunts, uncles, godchildren, nieces, nephews, and a host of relatives and friends. Daddy, you will be truly missed, Shelia, Sharon, Tammy.

Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Mar. 6, 2014