Calvin Mercer Whitesell (87) of Montgomery passed away peacefully at home on August 16, 2014. Visitation will be at 1:00pm on Wednesday, August 20th at the Church of the Ascension with a memorial service following at 2:00. He was born in Bainbridge, Georgia in 1926, the son of Frank S. and Reva Bailey Whitesell. He grew up in Enterprise and after serving in the Navy in WWII, he received his Juris Doctor from the University of Alabama. He practiced law in Montgomery for fifty years. He was a very giving man and diligently served his church and his community. He was preceded in death by his wife Jean McCann Whitesell and son Calvin Whitesell, Jr. He is survived by his daughters Ruth Prendergast (Bill) and Christine Lewis (Tim) and his grandchildren Patrick (Erin) and Jenny Prendergast, and Andrew, Laura, and Becky Lewis. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Montgomery Humane Society.