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December 11, 1927 ~ November 19, 2022 (age 94) 94 Years Old
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Roy Alvis Calame Jr., 94 of Wortham, peacefully passed away on November 19, 2022, at the Skilled Care of Mexia. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 23, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at Jones Funeral Services Chapel with Jeff Looney officiating. Interment will follow at Wortham Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held prior to the service, starting at 1:00 p.m.
Mr. Calame was born on December 11, 1927, in Corsicana, Texas to Roy Alvis & Gertrude Oliver Calame. He had been in the community his whole life. He married Hazel Hosea on August 8, 1947, in Mexia. Roy was a glass plant worker for 22 years with Chattanooga in Corsicana. He was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Mexia.
Preceding him in death were his parents, daughter, Sharon Calame and infant son, Jeffrey Dale Calame. Survivors include his wife of 75 years, Hazel Calame of Wortham; sons, Richard Calame &wife, Marsha of Mexia and Rodney Calame & wife, Pam of Mexia; grandchildren, Kasie McGowan & husband, Mike of Wortham, Jamie Nibbe & husband, Andy of Teague, Sarah Simpson & husband, Evan of Mexia, Bryan Calame and Cody Calame of Wortham; great-grandchildren, Macee Calame, Kara Lara, Justin Hargis, James Hargis, Natalie Nibbe, Ava Simpson, Tatum Calame and Rockie Calame and great, great-grandchildren Teagan Bartlett, Harlie Gonzales, and Malcolm McGowan.
Serving as pallbearers are Bryan Calame, Cody Calame, Evan Simpson, James Hargis, Andy Nibbe and Chase Rogers.