John Randolph Calvert

Published 12:00 am Friday, July 4, 2014

PRESCOTT, ARIZ. — Services for Dr. John Randolph “Randy” Calvert, 82, of Prescott, formerly of Natchez, who died Saturday, June 28, 2014, in Prescott, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 11, 2014, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Prescott.

Burial will be at a later date at the Natchez City Cemetery.

Mr. Calvert graduated from Washington and Lee University in Virginia and the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

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He practiced anesthesiology in Atlanta for more than 40 years, and after retirement moved first to Natchez to care for his mother. After her death in 2004, he moved to Prescott.

In Natchez, he was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church, where he served in several ministries, including the vestry.

He ran book sales for the Friends of the George Armstrong Library, was a long-time volunteer at and supporter of Holy Family School, where he served on the board, was a member of the Historic Natchez Foundation and the Natchez Historical Society. He helped at The Elms during Pilgrimage, and in 2009 re-enacted his great-grandfather, Theodore Elliott Calvit, in “Angels on the Bluff.”

Mr. Calvert was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel Hornsby Calvert Sr. and Emily Marks; one brother, Samuel Hornsby “Loff” Calvert Jr.; and beloved cousin, Andre Farish.

Survivors include his wife, Carol A. Hubert; four children by his first marriage, David Roll Calvert of Atlanta, Catherine Randolph Fitzgerald and husband, Thomas, of Gainesville, Ga., Suzanne Scarmack and husband, Nick, of Venice, Calif., and Samuel Hornsby Calvert II of Columbus, Ohio; three grandchildren, Sarah Maynes, Emily and Jack Fitzgerald; two great-grandchildren, Rowan and Cian Maynes; former wives, Catherine Roll Calvert and Nancy Clark; two nieces, Randy Meng and Emily Calvert; and a number of relatives and friends in the Natchez area.

Mr. Calvert donated his body to Science Care.

Memorials may be made to Holy Family Early Learning Center, Trinity Episcopal Church, the Friends of George Armstrong Library, or the Friends of the Natchez City Cemetery.