NEWS: Obituaries

Calvin Bentley Woodson

August 9th, 2017 | last Update: 2 years ago

Mr. Calvin Bentley Woodson, 80 of Chipley, Florida, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 in the Novant Presbyterian Medical Center of Charlotte, North Carolina.

Calvin was born on April 17, 1937 to the late Ralph & Arlene (Kates) Woodson in Chatham, Virginia. He was a member of the Orange Hill Missionary Baptist Church where he served diligently as a Deacon. He served his country in the United States Air Force for 20 years before retiring. Upon retiring he became the first black volunteer fire fighter in Washington County, Florida. He was also a member of the VFW Post and the Lions Club both of Chipley. Calvin was a mentor to many and left an imprint on this earth that could never go unnoticed.

He leaves to cherish his memories his loving wife of 31 years, Lola M. Woodson of Chipley, FL; three daughters: Winter Dortech, Regina Brim, and Melanie Dunston; grandchildren: Christopher Dunston, Denzell Dortech, Josee Lahoz III, Elizabeth Lahoz, Briana Lahoz, and Savannah Martinez; one sister: Sandra White; sister-in-law: Edna McFadden; brothers-in-law: Wilford Coleman and his wife Alfredia, and Jared Kent and his wife Pam; aunts: Dorothy Smith, Catherine Smith, Eloise Thompkins, and Angeline Witcher; uncle: Samuel Jones; along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and many sorrowful friends.

 


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