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Calvert, D.G. (Jerry)

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September 8, 1934 - October 6, 2019

Calvert, D.G. (Jerry)

D.G. (Jerry) Calvert passed away suddenly on Sunday, October 6, 2019.  He has now gone home to be with the Lord.  He was born on September 8, 1934 to Dave and Freda Calvert in Tulsa, OK.  He is preceded in death by his parents and sister.

He is survived by his loving wife, Bonnie Calvert of over 62 years; son, Michael Calvert and wife, Mary Kay; daughter, Jeri Lynn Calvert-Jones; grandsons, Timothy Calvert and wife, Anna, Andrew Calvert and wife, Raquel and Christopher Jones; granddaughter, Faith Calvert; and great-granddaughter, Jensen Calvert.   He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

This beloved husband, dad, gramps and uncle, was a mentor and friend of many.  Known throughout the world for his knowledge and experience in his chosen field, he was called upon by many to consult and to give counsel.  His industry has lost a great asset and a great friend.

He proudly served as a member of the Armed Forces of this country, he loved so much, for over 30 years.  He will be given due military honors.

His great passion in life was to serve the Lord.  He did this by serving as a shepherd, a teacher, a mentor and a valued member of the Webb Chapel Church of Christ and other congregations

Although he will be greatly missed by all of those whose life he touched…his legacy will live on.

The family will be receiving visitors on Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm in the Brooks Family Chapel of the North Dallas Funeral Home, 2710 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch, Texas 75234.

Celebration of Life will be on Friday, October 11, 2019 at 11:00 am at Webb Chapel Church of Christ, 13425 Webb Chapel Road, Farmers Branch, Texas 75234.  (The service will be live streamed)

Graveside services will be on Monday, October 14, 2019 at 10:15 am at Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, Texas 75211.

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Dennis Gray

October 10, 2019 9:44PM

Dear Bonnie and Family;

I wish I could be there, but I am helping take care of my new great granddaughter. I have known Jerry for many years through our association in the cementing of oil wells and API meetings. As many others are saying, he was a great source of information and taught many about cementing and oil wells. He had a great memory about his experiences and his line of work. Enjoyed visiting with him during visits with us at Halliburton and the one visit I made to the Mobil lab. He was the go-to person at API meetings on meeting protocol and anything to do with cementing a well. I am honored to have known him and have him as a friend/mentor.

Sheran Prather

October 10, 2019 5:56PM

A fine man of God. I feel blessed to have known Jerry and called him friend. My thoughts and prayers for Bonnie, their children and extended family. With love,

Ilene Ashworth

October 10, 2019 4:01PM

Dear Bonnie and Family,
I will miss Jerry’s ready smile and warm handshake! He was indeed a shepherd in the Lord’s Kingdom here on earth.

In Love,

Pat Edgar

October 10, 2019 11:55AM

Words can not express how much I wish I could be there. I love all of you and may God wrap his arms around all of you and know I am praying for you. I do know John is so happy to see Jerry.

Ron and Glynda Smith

October 10, 2019 10:51AM

Jerry was a great man and he will be missed.

Katherine Castrow

October 10, 2019 9:03AM

I worked with Jerry at PetroSkills. He was a true gentleman and a joy to work with. He will be missed. My deepest condolences and may God Bless your family during this difficult time. Regards, Katherine Castrow

Patti O'Neil

October 10, 2019 8:04AM

Dear Bonnie and family

I have known Jerry for over 40 years. He always sat at my table at the Mobil Retiree Luncheons and had great stories to tell. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Jerry will be missed. Love, Patti O'Neil

John Frith

October 09, 2019 11:28PM

I always looked forward to discussing the oil and gas industry,which he loved, with him. He was so knowledgeable and helped so many with his insights. I will forever remember his laugh. He will be missed by many.

Donna England

October 09, 2019 4:16PM

Our Deepest sympathy to Mr. Calvert's family and friends. Meredith and I were honored to work with Mr. Calvert as he taught classes with our PetroSkills Conference Center. He will be deeply missed and we are saddened to hear of his passing. Mr. Calvert was a true gentleman and a pleasure to work with. Our deepest sympathy. Donna and Meredith/PetroSkills Conference Center