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Calvin L. Whitmer

February 5, 1946 February 24, 2020
Calvin  L. Whitmer
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Obituary for Calvin L. Whitmer

Calvin L. Whitmer, of Sterling Heights died Monday afternoon February 24, 2020. He was 74 years old. Calvin was born February 5, 1946 in Hazel Park to parents Irene (nee Benn) and Paul Whitmer.

Calvin proudly served in the United States Navy during Vietnam and married Annette Watson in August of 2014. He was a retired truck driver for East-Land Heat Treat, Madison Heights. Calvin was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing cards. He loved classic cars and attended the annual Woodward Dream Cruise. Calvin was a member of the United Street Machines.

Calvin in survived by his beloved wife, Annette Watson, children, Doug (Kim) Whitmer and Rich Watson, grandchildren, Jessica, Kori, Brooke, Dylan, Rhaya, Jayde, and Blake. He is also survived by his brother Randy (Denise) Whitmer and sister in-law, Kathryn (Michael) Lutz, brother in-law, Dale (Jo) Gagne and Rick (Sharon) Gagne, and many nieces, nephews, and friends. Calvin is preceded in death by his daughter, Leslee Whitmer, son, Bryon Watson, grandson, Brandon, sister, Barb (Darwin) Risko and Vicki Whitmer, and brother, Paul Whitmer.

A Memorial Service will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Rd. (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) Saturday, February 29th at 3pm. Friends may gather from 2-5pm.


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