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Buford "Boots" Calhoun

Funeral services will be held for Buford "Boots" Calhoun, 80, of West Monroe at 2:00 PM, Monday, June 23, 2014 in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home West Monroe. Rev. Larry Eubanks and Rev. Roy Telano will officiate. Interment will follow at Cypress Baptist Chuch Cemetery, West Monroe, LA.

Boots was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church and worked as a machine tender on #6 at Riverwood for 35 years. He was an avid deer and squirrel hunter. He loved working in his garden and giving to others. His favorite past time was "vacationing" in Sikes at the camp. He was preceded in death by his two daughters, Karen Ann Calhoun and "Little Baby" Calhoun; his parents, Make and Jewel Calhoun; brothers, Sherwood, Farris, Earl, Calvin and Rushel; sisters, Marie, June, Floriece, and Shirley.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Josephine "Jo" Allen Calhoun; his daughter, Gail Wallace and husband, Gator; grandsons, Shannon Murphy and his wife, Crystal and their son, Hanley and Jarred Wallace and his fiancé, Ashley Ball; brothers, Royce Calhoun and wife, Rita and Mack Calhoun and wife, JoAnn; sisters, Jennie Campbell, Kathleen Brister, Ollie Tietje and husband, Cyrus and a host of other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers will be Steve Calhoun, Keith Calhoun, David Calhoun, Tommy Brister, Phillip Campbell, and Kenneth Calhoun. Honorary pallbearers will be Rickey Young, Travis Johnston, Kenneth Simmons, Nick Hatten, Jimmy "Jiggs" Newsom.

Visitation will be Sunday, June 22, 2014 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM in the chapel at Kilpatrick Funeral Home, West Monroe.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

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Published in The News Star on June 22, 2014
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