Calvin Kent Calhoun, age 61, passed peacefully in his sleep at home on July 6th, 2023. A long-time resident of the Western Slope, he was born in Grand Junction on July 19th, 1961, to Bill and Joyce Calhoun. The oldest of five children, much of his childhood was spent in Paradox, Colorado. One of his fondest memories was of working as a cowboy and he would often talk about spending countless hours gathering cattle off the Uncompahgre and working at Redd Ranches as a young man. Later, Calvin traveled far and wide, working as a lineman in locations such as Australia and Saipan. He eventually settled in Boise, Idaho and started his own powerline construction business, 4T Construction.
After some time in Boise, Calvin and his family felt the pull to be closer to his roots and moved back to Redvale, Colorado. Calvin enjoyed watching his son, Cash, play sports and participate in 4-H Youth activities. He was a generous benefactor of Norwood Athletics, the San Miguel County Fair, and many other individuals and groups in need. Upon his passing Calvin was reunited with his brother and best friend, Rusty, and his parents, Bill and Joyce. He is survived by his son Cash, three sisters Lori (David) Worix, Shelley (Leroy) Archer, and Tonya (Joe) Gabardi, and sister-in-law Bobbie Calhoun, along with many nieces and nephews whom he deeply loved.
At Calvin’s request, there will not be a service. The family will be hosting a reception in honor of Calvin on July 22nd at the Redvale Community Center, from 1:00-4:00 pm, for all friends and family. Light refreshments will be provided.
In lieu of flowers, please consider sending donations to Children’s Hospital Colorado at 13123 East 16th Ave. B465 Aurora, Colorado 80045.