Calvin was born on April 1, 1949 in Council Bluffs, Iowa to Calvin L. Sr. & Maxine “Mickey”(Smith) Wilhite. He served in the U.S. Army.
Calvin married Dixie Springer on June 22, 1973 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. She survives of the home.
Calvin worked as an Oil Driller for most of his life & as a mechanic. Calvin loved to fish, mushroom hunt & working on cars. He loved western movies, especially the “Duke”. Calvin also loved his grandkids, always having a dollar for them.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Additional survivors: daughter, April Langford of Wathena; sons, Austin Wilhite of St. Joseph, Mo. Will Wilhite of Wathena; 12 grandchildren; his mother, Mickey Meckna of Council Bluffs, Iowa; sister, Jane Hobbs of Council Bluffs, Iowa; numerous aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, cousins & friends.
Calvin wishes were to be cremated. There will be no viewing or visitation. A memorial service to be held at a later date. Harman-Rohde Funeral Home in Wathena, Kansas is in charge of the arrangements.