Donald Larry Calvert (1935 - 2016)


Donald Larry Calvert, 81, of DuQuoin, formerly of Brownstown, died at 5:11 a.m. on Thursday, March 10, 2016, at Lavender Ridge Nursing Home in Mt. Vernon.
Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Monday at Searby Funeral Home in DuQuoin, with the Revs. Carl Mesiti and Jarrett Wells officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday in Maplewood Cemetery in St. Elmo. Memorials: DuQuoin High School girls track program, First United Methodist Church in DuQuoin or DuQuoin Public Library. Online condolences may be expressed at
Mr. Calvert was born on March 2, 1935, in Brownstown, Sefton Township, the son of Orlando and Thelma (Haslett) Calvert. He married Joyce Clements Burson on Sept. 28, 1985, in Waukegan.
Survivors include his wife; children, Gregory Calvert and his wife Janet of Centralia, and Angie Calvert of Littleton, Colo.; and stepchildren, Chris Burson of Carbondale, and Heather and her husband Steven Bookstaver of DuQuoin.
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Searby Funeral Homes Ltd
130 S Washington St
Du Quoin, IL 62832
(618) 542-2044
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Published in The Leader-Union from Mar. 11 to Mar. 23, 2016