Willis H. Calvert Jr., 80, a resident of Mayland, TN, for 13 years, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN. Born Saturday, Sept. 26, 1936, in Rahway, NJ, he was the son of the late Willis H. Calvert Sr. and the late Anna Shileski Calvert.
Willis was a member of the Mayland Baptist Church and was in the US Air Force.
Surviving family members include his wife, Linda Calvert; son, Willis H. Calvert III and wife Christine of Henrico, VA; daughters, Marian Mazauskas and husband Joseph of Islin, NJ, Colleen Bernacki and husband Dennis of Little Egg Harbor, NJ, Tracy Garzone of Hamilton, NJ, and Betty Jo Seaman and husband Joe of Eldridge, MO; granddaughters, Rhiannon Long of Asbury Park, NJ,
Brittany Long of California, and Tiffany Gevaras of Yardville, NJ; grandsons, Daniel Gevaras Jr. and wife Sarah of Hamilton, NJ, and Joseph M. Seaman of Eldridge, MO; great granddaughter, Lyla K. Gevaras of Hamilton, NJ; sister, Willa Ann Gurbach of New Jersey; and brothers, Donald Calvert and Robert J. Calvert, both of New Jersey.
In addition to his parents, Willis was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Pugh.