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Calvert Funeral Homes - Team

 

Serving Argenta, Clinton, Deland and Maroa



 

Larry Calvert
Partner
(217) 935-3166


Receiving his degree in Mortuary Science from Indiana College, Larry has been serving each community with personal service and attention since 1960. While he couldn't imagine doing anything else, when he isn't working at Calvert Funeral Homes, you might find Larry on the golf course or traveling with his wife Karen. What Larry enjoys most about being a partner at Calvert Funeral Homes is serving the people.

 


 

Alex Calvert
Partner/Funeral Director
(309) 828-2415 or (217) 935-3166


Alex, his wife Sue, and beloved chocolate lab, Sally, live in rural Heyworth, Illinois. The proud father of a son and three daughters, Alex treasures his family time and the many activities and events that they enjoy together. Alex’s hobbies include landscaping and playing golf, especially with his son, EvanHe earned his undergraduate degree from Illinois Wesleyan University and a funeral service degree from Mid-America College of Funeral Services. Alex has been working with Calvert Funeral Homes since 1987. Alex readily admits that he always wanted to be a funeral director; and he loves seeing the families he has helped days or even weeks after their service, to see and hear how they are healing and to hear their stories of strength, recovery, and growth. 

 


 

Randall J. Rice
Partner/Funeral Director
(217) 935-3166


Growing up in Sullivan, Indiana, Randy was involved in 4-H and loved competing in the county and Indiana state fairs. He showed his pony named Red Cloud and even won Reserve Grand Champion. Today, Randy and his wife Sandy enjoy spending time with their pet yorkie, Sophie. If he wasn’t working at Calvert Funeral Homes, you might find Randy working as a landscaper. He loves to see all of the beautiful flowers and bushes and really enjoys waterfalls. Randy has been with Calvert Funeral Homes since 1991 and loves to help people, especially in their time of need.

 


 

David L. Allhands
Funeral Director
(217) 935-3166


A graduate of Watseka High School and Worsham College of Mortuary Science, David has served as funeral director at Calvert Funeral Homes since 2007. David’s love for Clinton and its surrounding communities stems from his small town roots and has carried over into his daily tasks and responsibilities with Calvert Funeral Homes. When David is not assisting families at the funeral home, he can be found working in and around his home.

 


 

Jeremy Lehman
Funeral Director
(217) 935-3166


Jeremy Lehman is a native of Forsyth, Illinois and attended Millikin University and the University of Illinois before graduating from Worsham College of Mortuary Science in Wheeling, Illinois. He has been with Calvert Funeral Homes since 2012 and enjoys his job and meeting new families very much. When not at work, Jeremy enjoys spending time with his family, gardening, and stamp collecting and is in search of the perfect cup of coffee.

 


 

Derrick Wynn
Funeral Director
(217) 935-3166


Derrick's ties have been firmly rooted in the Chicago area since birth. Raised in Stickney, Illinois, a resident of Darien, Illinois since 2002, and a college graduate of North Central College in Naperville (and later Worsham College of Mortuary Science), Derrick's move to Clinton and it's "laid-back atmosphere" contrasted greatly with his native Chicago surroundings. Derrick's hobbies and interests are diverse, ranging from drawing, history and music to reading comic books, going to concerts, and watching older movies and cartoons. He also enjoys spending time with his black Lab, Dio. It was Derrick's love for music that inspired his stint as a DJ at WONC 89.1 FM, and that subsequently fueled even more interest in the performing arts. When asked what he would do if he wasn't a funeral director, Derrick quickly shared that he would enjoy working in the voiceover acting industry. As a Funeral Director for Calvert Funeral Homes, Derrick is passionate about "making the family feel more at ease" and "being there for the family during their time of sorrow".

 


 

Chris Bozarth
Funeral Director
(217) 935-3166


Chris grew up in Fairfield, Illinois where he met his wife of 30 plus years and together, they have one daughter and one grandson. A skilled woodworker and craftsman, Chris especially enjoys pen turning on a wood lathe and wood design. When asked what he would be doing if he weren’t serving families at Calvert Funeral Homes, Chris quickly acknowledged that he would enjoy “building custom furniture for interested individuals and families”. This care, creativity, and craftsmanship has carried over into his career, as Chris’ care for families is seen in his daily responsibility as a funeral director. Chris is a 1994 graduate of Southern Illinois University Carbondale with an A.A.S. in Mortuary Science and he has worked for Calvert Funeral Homes since 2004.

 


 

Evan Calvert
Funeral Assistant
(309) 828-2415


Evan represents the third generation of the Calvert name in the funeral industry, following in the footsteps of his grandfather, Larry, and father, Alex. A student at Worsham College of Mortuary Science, Evan’s desire is to further the legacy of his family members and offer the same kind of care and service to the communities in which the Calvert family serves. As Evan readily admits, “I embrace being able to help families in their darkest times in life.” When Evan is not attending to the needs of those aforementioned families or studying, he can be found spending time with his family, friends, and his dogs, Sally and George. Evan loves Bloomington-Normal, especially the wide array of good restaurants, amazing golf courses, and the friendly families that comprise these communities. In his limited spare time, Evan enjoys watching baseball, fishing, and golfing; and he dreams of one day playing on the PGA Tour, where he can play all the top courses in the world and ultimately employ his father as his caddy.

 


 

Ronnie Rhodes
Funeral Assistant
(217) 935-3166


Ronnie grew up in Kenney, Illinois and joined Calvert Funeral Homes in 2002. A racing enthusiast, Ronnie and his wife Joan have two sons, Jim and Steve, and two pets. Ronnie’s affinity for people and strong ties to the communities that Calvert Funeral Homes represents offers him ample opportunity to serve families and do what he truly enjoys.

 


 

Chad Sparks
Public Relations Director
(309) 827-7577


Chad and his wife Cammie live in Bloomington, Illinois with their 2 children. As the ultimate sports fan, Chad loves to root for his favorite teams, including the Chicago Cubs, Fighting Illini, Indianapolis Colts and the Minnesota Timberwolves. If he wasn’t working at Calvert Funeral Homes, Chad’s dream job would be the general manager of the Chicago Cubs. Since 2007, Calvert Funeral Homes has given Chad the opportunity to represent a premier company and build a partnership with the community through marketing and public events. When not working, you can find Chad enjoying sports, movies, reading, traveling or at Bible study.

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