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Fallen firefighter remembered by friends and family

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Posted at 11:39 AM, May 02, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-02 12:39:57-04

Friends and family remembered fallen firefighter Perry Calvin Thursday morning in Hillsboro. A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. at the Central Baptist Church in the 1100 block of Old Bynum Rd.

Calvin was a volunteer firefighter at the Navarro Mills and Martens fire departments. He attended EMS classes in West, and was also a student at the Hill County Fire College.

According to his obituary, Calvin was a self-employed farmer who loved the outdoors. He enjoyed horseback riding, rodeos, fishing and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Ann, two sons, his father, his brother and two sisters.