Charles “Danny” Calvert, 83, of Kansas City, Mo., passed away peacefully on January 31, 2019 surrounded by family.
Danny was born in Marissa, Ill., on September 2, 1935 and moved to Kansas City with his family in 1944 at the age of 9. Danny enjoyed many things including bird watching, westerns, boxing, golfing, and telling tall tales, but most of all spending time with his family. He retired from American Marking & Paving after several years in the asphalt industry.
Danny leaves behind his wife, Sandy Calvert of 50 years; granddaughter, Danielle Calvert; as well as nine sons, two daughters and their spouses, Chuck (Nancy), Joe (Debbie), Phil (Lori), Terri, Joe (Teresa), Billy (Theresa), Danny Joe (Corey), Rodney (Lisa), Mike (Michelle), Pete (Sara) and Lisa Nall (Glenn); 34 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren (with two more on the way). He also is survived by his brother, Rev. Ronald Calvert and his sister, Regina Rogers (Phil).
Danny was proceeded in death by his father, Rev. Earl Calvert, his mother, Beulah Calvert, two brothers, Earl Jr. and Billy Calvert, and one sister, Elizabeth.
Visitation will be held from 11 to 12:30 p.m., Monday, February 4, 2019 with service following at Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, Excelsior Springs, Mo. Burial at Crown Hill Cemetery, Excelsior Springs, Mo., with full military honors.
Our Sincere Condolences
Dan was the best neighbor and friend Peggy and I could have ever asked for. I enjoyed all the talks he and I had over a 7 year period and will miss him. Rest In Peace my friend.
Papaw we are all going to miss you. I enjoyed the time being with you. You were a great grandfather, loving father. He Always would tell stories to me about Monsters in the woods at night. I’m glad I got to spend my 19 years with you, you will be Amissed from all the family. I remember the four door truck I said was a two door.
And remember when all those snakes I caught and released. Scoots your grandson will miss you very much.
All my love Scoots.
Rod Joseph Calvert
We are so sorry for the loss of your husband, dad and PawPa. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. He will be missed!
Dom & Joanne Cusimano
Pawpaw, you are an amazing man who has forever impacted the kids and my life… You will be forever loved and missed greatly. You have given the grandkids an eternity of wonderful memories that they can cherish forever. You were never too busy to give any of your grandchildren your time….. Thank you for being who you were… we love you!
Jackie, Trey, Jaydon and Mikayla Calvert
Please except my sincere condolences. I’m so sorry for all of you.
I am very sorry for your loss. I got to know Danny through his friendship with my father. I remember him as a charismatic gentleman who I always enjoyed visiting with. I remember him paving the driveway at my house years ago. My condolences to all of you.