Sunday, January 23, 2011

Calvin Carothers Jr.

Calvin Carothers Jr., age 58, passed away on Sunday, January 23, 2011, at Wheaton Franciscan-All Saints Medical Center. Calvin was born in Water Valley, MS, on September 22, 1952, son of the late Calvin and Sarah Ruth (Nee: Willingham ) Carothers Sr. and had been a resident of Racine since age fifteen.

Calvin attended Park High School. He was currently employed by Racine Community Action Agency and previously by J.I. Case Company.

Survivors include the love of his life for twenty-five years, Shawn Allen; his children, Calvin Dershawn Carothers, Lenny (Heather) Allen, Talayia Allen; his five grandchildren, Talayia Hall, Kayleigh Allen, Kaelen Allen, Elonte Byers, Marcell Byers; his stepmother, Mattie Jane Carothers; brothers, Larry Carothers, Billy D. Brown, Harvey Brown, Perry Carothers, Kendrick Briggs; sisters, Lorrie Ann Stokes, Elaine Brown, Jackie Carothers, Joyce Carothers; best friend, Billy “Country” Wallace; special cousin, Larry Hoskins; and a host of other relatives and dear friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Terrell Byers; and two brothers, Curtis Williams, Timothy Carothers.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 5, 2011, at 11 a.m. with Rev. John Thomas officiating. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the funeral home on Saturday, February 5, 2011, from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m.

803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888

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