CALFEE, Benjamin F. age 84 of Trafford, AL, passed away on Tuesday, February 5, 2013. Mr. Calfee was a member of County Line Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War where he was awarded a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Elizabeth Calfee and his brother, Robert Calfee.
He is survived by his wife of nearly 60 years, Blanche Calfee; children, Curtis Calfee (Janice) and Theresa Heaton (Bobby); grandchildren, Kelly, Eric (Susanna), Stephen (Candie), Rodney (Melinda) and Karen; 10 great grandchildren; brother, Gwyn Calfee; sister, Mildred Hale; and a host of nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at Ridout's Gardendale Chapel on Friday, February 8th at 2:00 p.m. Burial will follow in Oakwood Memorial Gardens. His visitation will be on Thursday, February 7th from 6 – 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donation be made to Gideons International in his memory.