Calvin Russell Heartfield 1927 - 2014 Calvin Russell Heartfield, 87, was born January 11, 1927, in Beaumont, to Edgar and Neely Heartfield. He passed away on June 8, 2014, in Katy, Texas. Russell graduated from Beaumont High School and studied at Lamar State Junior College and The University of Texas. Mr. Heartfield served in the United States Navy during World War II and later served in Japan in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. He worked many years in Beaumont for Gulf Lumber & Manufacturing, Wm. Cameron & Co., and Sears. A few years before retirement, he lived in San Antonio, Texas. Russell and Mary Ellen Richter were married in 1966 and were active members of Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Mary Ellen Heartfield; brother, Edgar Heartfield Jr. and his wife, Mary; brother, Earl Heartfield; sister, Lelia Holton and her husband, Warren Holton; and nephew, Bobby Holton Survivors include nephews and nieces, John and Helen Scottie Holton of Katy, Texas; Randy and Mary Heartfield of San Marino, California; great-nephews and great-nieces, Andrew Holton, Alison Holton-Wylie, Wesley Heartfield, Alison Moller, and Laura Holtan. Uncle Russell will be remembered for his loving support and service to his family, friends, and neighbors. A gathering of Mr. Heartfield's family and friends will begin 10:00 a.m., with his funeral service following at 11:00 a.m., Monday, June 16, 2014, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 777 North 4th Street, Beaumont, with interment to follow at Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont, under the direction of Broussard's, 2000 McFaddin Avenue. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Down Home Ranch, 20250 FM 619, Elgin, Texas 78621. Complete and updated information may be found at www.broussards1889.com
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2000 McFaddin Street
Beaumont, TX 77701
Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on June 15, 2014