Calling Hours (only 10 at a time), Wednesday, March 17, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. at White's Funeral Home Chapel. Private Family Service (50 maximum) at 2:15 p.m., tickets are required for entry. Services will be live streamed. The family will receive flowers at the funeral home.
Calvin Giles, age 74, passed away on March 6, 2021 at St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville Ohio. He was born at Hill Hospital in York Alabama and was preceded in death by his parents Ada D. Chaney Giles and Jack Giles. Calvin was survived by his wife of 30 years Valerie Giles; He was previously married to Arlis Dowdy Giles. Calvin’s children: Calvin Moses Giles and Ralph Dowdy and wife (Shelby Dowdy), Bill Cain III and Erica Cain. Brothers: Lawson Giles and wife (Marilyn Giles) of Peoria IL, Lamar Giles and wife (Edith Giles) of Indian Head Maryland and sister Patricia Giles Gibbs of Cuba Alabama, additional sisters in laws: Gwendolyn Randall, and Denise Randall. Also,13 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Calvin had many dear family and friends he loved and cared about. He was a member of Vineyard North where he loved his Pastor and church family. He graduated from Alabama A&M University and was an electrician in the Navy during the Vietnam era. He was a teacher in the Columbus Public Schools system for 20 years and absolutely loved to teach (whether you wanted to hear it or not.) He was also the principal owner of A-1 Insurance Agency LLC.
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