CALVERT, Herbert Lee

Date of birth: 28 Nov 1909 Johnson County, Indiana

Date of death: 28 Feb 1978 Edinburgh, Johnson County, Indiana

Source: Columbus Republic, Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana, March 1, 1978

Tool and Die Maker
Herbert Calvert 
Edinburgh
      EDINBURGH  Herbert L. Calvert, 68, 
Edinburgh route 1, died Tuesday afternoon at 
his home.  A retired tool and die maker, he 
had been in ill health but death was unexpected.
      Funeral service will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. 
Thursday at Eskew Funeral Home by the Rev. 
Wayne Bozell.  Burial will be at Rest Haven 
Cemetery.  Persons may call after 2 p.m. today 
at the funeral home, where a Masonic memorial 
service will begin at 7:30 o'clock tonight.
      Calvert was born Nov. 28, 1909, in Johnson 
County, son of David and Myrtle Wilhite Calvert.  
He married Reba Long April 18, 1931, and she 
survives.  He was a member of Edinburgh Chris-
tian Church, Masonic Lodge in Edinburgh of 
which he had been a past master, Scottish Rite 
and Shrine Club.  He retired from Link Belt 
Co. in Indianapolis in 1972.
      Other survivors include two children, 
Curtis Calvert and Jo Ann Wilbur, both of 
Edinburgh; a brother, Emerson Calvert of 
Glasgow, Ky.; a sister, Lucille Harding of 
Germantown, Md., and two grandchildren and 
a great-grandchild.

Source: Edinburgh Tri-County Enterprise, Edinburgh, Johnson County, Indiana, March 8, 1978


HERBERT CALVERT SERVICES WERE THURSDAY
      Herbert L. Calvert, 68, Edinburgh route 1, 
died Tuesday afternoon at his home at the east 
edge of Edinburgh.  He had been in ill health 
but his death was unexpected.
      Funeral services were conducted at 1:30 
p.m. Thursday at Eskew Funeral Home by 
the Rev. Wayne Bozell.  Memorial services 
were held by the Edinburgh Masonic Lodge 
Wednesday night at the funeral home. 
      Burial was made at Rest Haven Cemetery.
  Serving as pallbearers were Sherman Hash,
 Glenn and Lowell Barrett, James Rutherford,
 William Schaffer, Clarence Wilson and
 Kenneth Gosch. 
      Mr. Calvert was born Nov. 28, 1989, in
 Johnson County the son of David and
 Myrtle Wilhite Calvert.  He married Reba 
Long April 18, 1931, and she survives.  He 
was a member of the Edinburgh Christian 
Church, was a past Master of the Edinburgh 
Masonic Lodge, member of the Scottish Rite 
and Shrine Club.   He was a tool and die 
maker and retired from Link Belt Company 
in Indianapolis in 1972.
      Other survivors include two children, 
Curtis Culvert and Jo Ann Wilbur, both of 
Edinburgh; a brother Emerson Tampa Calvert 
of Glasgow, Ky., a sister, Lucille Harding 
of Germantown, Md., two grandchildren and 
a great-grandchild.

Submitted by Mark E. Wirey

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