James "Jim" Calvert, age 79, of Worthington, passed away at 10:45 pm on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at IU Health Bloomington Hospital, following a brief illness. He was born in Linton on February 21, 1941, the son of George "Pete" & Rosalind (George) Calvert.
Jim was a 1959 graduate of Worthington High School. He worked as a self-employed electrician in Greene and Monroe County. He later worked as a building inspector Monroe County, retiring at age 78 in October 2019.
He enjoyed working as a basketball official and coaching Junior High Basketball throughout the years. He was a member and active leader at Worthington First Christian Church.
He is survived by one daughter, Francine (Mark) Calvert Lee of Indianapolis, one son, Derek (Marcia) Calvert of Brownsville, Texas, 2 grandchildren, Morgan & Mackenzie Calvert, and a sister, Jackie (Jerry) Newsom of Worthington.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and his wife, Hazel (Malone) Calvert on March 4, 2010.
A public visitation will be held at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Worthington on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 from 10 am to 12 noon.
A private family service will follow. Burial will be held in Worthington Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution may be made to Worthington First Christian Church, through the funeral home.
Online condolences may be shared with Jim's family at www.welchcornett.com.
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