Shawn David Calhoun Sr., 47 of Cherokee, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2013 in a Jackson County Hospital. A native of Swain County, he was the son of the late Smathers and Savannah Driver Calhoun. He also was preceded in death by a child Shawn David Calhoun, Jr., and one brother Frank Calhoun.
He is survived by three children; David Ray Calhoun, Lita Raylene Calhoun, and Candace D. Calhoun, two brothers; Clement Calhoun, and William D. Calhoun, three sisters; Annabelle Shuler, Susanna Finger, and Flora Shelton, 7 grandchildren, four nephews, and three nieces.
Funeral Services will be held 2pm on Wednesday, May 1 at Straight Fork Baptist Church. Revs. Charles Ray Ball and James (Bo) Parris will officiate with burial in the Smathers Calhoun Cemetery.
The body will be taken to the Church at 4pm on Tuesday, April 30 by Crisp Funeral Home to await the hour of service.