Gaffney, SC — Dewey Smith Calvert, 79, of 153 Morgan Circle, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 31, 2022 at his residence.
Born in Gaffney, he was the son of the late Dewey Calvert and Bessie Mullinax Calvert. He was retired from Cherokee Finishing Co. and owned a lawncare service.
He was a member of Sardis United Methodist Church, and attended Pacolet Road Baptist Church. He loved his family, fishing and gardening.
He is survived by his companion of 32 years, Jane Fowler Martin of the home; two sons, Todd Coyle (Phyllis) and Mike Wallace (Reshell), both of Gaffney; two daughters, Brook Patterson (Bryan) and Michelle Steagall (Benji), both of Gaffney; seven grandchildren, Mikey Reynolds, Anna Reynolds, Noah Patterson, Jeffery Sexton (Jordan), Chris Wallace (Scarlet), Kalli Hallman and James Thomas; six great-grandchildren whom he loved with all his heart and soul, Justin Sexton, Jaycen Sexton, Jaxon Sexton, Kamri Sellars, Kamdon Sellars and Jenova Wallace. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Sandra Cudd and a brother-in-law, Mark Cudd.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM on Sunday, April 3, 2022 at Blakely Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 PM in the Blakely Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Bryon Inman and Mr. Robert Harris officiating. Interment will be in the Sardis United Methodist Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Gaffney High School Fishing Team, 149 Twin Lake Road, Gaffney, SC 29341.
The family will be at the residence, 153 Morgan Circle, Gaffney, SC 29341.
An online guest register is available at www.blakelyfuneralhome.com
Blakely Funeral Home & Crematory, Gaffney, SC