David Harrison Calcote

Published 5:00 pm Friday, March 12, 2021

Funeral service for David Harrison Calcote will be 11 a.m. Monday, March 15, 2021, at New Hope United Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m., Saturday, March 13, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service and then from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Monday at the church. Reverends Ken Hart, Jeff Davis and Andy Stoddard will officiate the service.

Mr. Calcote, 94, of Wesson, passed from this life March 11, 2021, at his residence. He was born June 30, 1926, to Boyd Calcote and Mattie Golden Calcote. He was employed as a Diesel Mechanic with the Oil Field before retirement, and he was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church. Mr. Calcote is a member of the “greatest generation” and served his country in the United States Army during WWII. He was hard working, and family oriented, but enjoyed the simpler things in life like mowing grass and fishing. He also enjoyed farming and working with wood. He will be greatly missed by his family and all who knew him.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Dorothy Nell Case Calcote; his parents; brothers, Russell Calcote, Virgil Calcote, Denver Calcote and Jimmy Calcote; and sister, Margaret Michael.

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Those who remain to cherish his memory are his sons, John Calcote (Nancy), Eddie Calcote (Barbara); daughters, Bernadette Bowman (Bobby), Jenny Lofton (Roy); brother-in-law, Doyle Stroud (Faye); sisters-in-law, Betty Criswell, Maxine Calcote and Janie Calcote; 13 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; as well as a host of nieces and nephews and other loving family members and friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to New Hope United Methodist Church 2320 Hwy 550, Brookhaven, MS 39601.

Condolences and other information are available online at www.riverwoodfamily.com.