GRANBURY — Vernon A. Calhoun, 91, was reunited with his wife, Dorothy, when he entered eternal life Tuesday, June 23, 2015.
Graveside service: 2 p.m. Friday, June 26, 2015, in Laurel Land , Fort Worth, Texas.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Friends for Animals Adoption Center, 2885 Fall Creek Hwy, Granbury, Texas 76049.
Vernon was born Apr. 8, 1924, in Hempsted, Texas, to Bartlet Jackson Calhoun and Susie Alpha Jeter Calhoun. A World War II veteran and long-time resident of Fort Worth, Vernon and Dorothy were members of Handley Meadowbrook Christian Church in Fort Worth and later the First Christian Church of Granbury. Vernon loved his retirement home in Granbury. He loved planting fruit trees and watching them mature. The local wildlife knew he would always provide food for them. As his body restricted his activities, he could be found with his cat watching the birds, squirrels and butterflies from his front porch or favorite swing. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy. For all your love, a special thank you to Jennifer and Scott Smart, John and Joe.
Survivors: Son, Paul Calhoun; daughter, Lynne Calhoun; granddaughters, Rebecca Dooley, Stephanie Hollingsworth; grandson, Wesley Calhoun; great granddaughter, Edie Hollingsworth; sister, Gladys Hague; cousin, Ruby Essary; numerous nieces and nephews; and by his cherished black cat Forest (rescued by his granddaughters who named him after the Black Forest.