Calvin Richard Edgar
Calvin Richard Edgar
  • April 18, 1932 - June 23, 2017
  • California

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Calvin was born on April 18,1932 to James Lemuel Edgar and Martha Isabel (Simpson) Edgar In Higley Arizona. His parents moved the family to Bakersfield when he was a little boy. Calvin was called home to be with the Lord on June 19, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers Eddie Edgar, Leo Edgar, Thomas Edgar, James Edgar, Bobby Edgar and his sisters Shirley Darlene Edgar and Edith Reeley.
He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years Donna their children Darlene (Frank) Rosenlieb, Rick Edgar, Danny (Judy) Edgar, Mark Edgar (Arlynda) and his sister Betty Lillian (Melvin) Gaines. Calvin is also survived by nine grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren, many cousins, nieces and nephews and his dogs Tinkerbell, FeFe, and Midnight.
While growing up Calvin lived in the part of Bakersfield which was called Little Okie that is where he met his wife Donna. Some of the places he worked was the Terrace Drive Inn, Meadowgold Dairy which later became Challenge Dairy. He worked for Palmer construction where he was a foreman for the Kern River Oilfields. He also worked for Cummings Service and Sales before he retired.
Calvin was a man who loved God and would spend time daily reading his Bible. He loved to spend time fishing, listening to music, working in his vegetable garden, watching old movies and wrestling and the outdoors.
The Edgar family would like to thank the Optimal Hospice Staff especially his nurses Sheri, TJ, and Carolyn, and Social worker Irina and Chaplain Lorenzo for your care and guidance.
A celebration of life service will be held Friday June 30, 2017 at 10:00 am at the Mish Funeral Home Chapel Oildale located 120 Minner Ave., Bakersfield.

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