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Robert Lee Calico

Memphis, Tennessee

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Robert Lee CalicoMemphis, tn Robert Lee Calico, 70, died March 8, 2018.Serenity Funeral Home (901) 379-0861

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May God continue blessing, Robert was a claasmate of mine. It was always a joy to talk with him. He and I was in Mrs A. R. Cash's home room 11-2.
Mutt, BTW Class "65"

I was so proud to follow in my father's steps as an early high school graduate. At my graduation, I boasted how easy mathematics and science were for me while students 2 years older, struggled. My father pulled me aside and he said, Be kind to the dull bulbs, without them you wouldn't be so bright. He understood something then it would take me some time to learn. He knew the gift of intelligence aught be used for the benefit of your fellow man, not against him. He showed up in a profound...

My Daddy and Me

According to Merriam-Webster, an uncle is defined as "the brother of one's father or mother; one who helps, advises, or encourages." Along similar lines, Uncle Robert exemplified to the fullest the role of a "behind the scene" coach or perhaps cheerleader. At every milestone that I achieved, Uncle Robert was always there to give his stamp of approval. He would specifically say, "Retta, I heard about you, and I am proud of you; Keep it up!" I will always remember...

Praying for the family. Be blessed

To the family of Robert Lee Calico:

I wish to express my sincere sympathy and hope that the kind words of your family and friends will make this difficult time a bit easier to bear. Robert
was my High School classmate and he'll always be
remembered.

Sincerely,

Dorothy Yancey-Morgan
B.T.W. Class of '65

Back in the day, growing up on Greenwood, you were such a handsome young man - and 'thin as a rail'. For that reason, I gave you the nickname 'Meatless'. I don't think you liked it very much, but you would answer to it anyway. Your baby sister and my baby sister became best friends and remain so today. Thanks for the ride downtown to look for my middle sister, who decided to join the march back in 1968, during the riots. Gone, but not forgotten -- rest in paradise, Meatless.