Mr. Clyde W. Calvit, age 78, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Monday, July 11, 2011 at 12:20 p.m. after losing a courageous battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife of fifty-nine years, Peggy Kendrick Calvit, Lawrenceville, GA; sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Debbie Calvit, Dacula, GA and Danny and Nita Calvit, Waller, TX; daughters and sons-in-law, Cindy and Jerry Hatchett, Dacula, GA and Kathi and Terry Poole, Norcross, GA; grandchildren, James and Joanne Calvit, Houston, TX, Shelley Horton, Lawrenceville, GA, Chris Koester, Waller, TX, Bambi and John Avila, Buckholts, TX, Alison and Jamie Bennett, Augusta, GA, Timothy and Jessica Calvit, Winder, GA, Ashley and Drew Coker, Atlanta, GA and Justin and Abbey Hatchett, Buford, GA; sixteen great grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Fred and Sue Calvit, St. Martinville, LA; sister and brother-in-law, Hazel and Jarrell Prince, Homer, LA; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Calvit was born October 16, 1932 in Newellton, LA. He was a U. S. Navy veteran. He was a retired plumber. He was a member of Buford Church of Christ. He leaves a host of bowling friends on Club 55. Memorial service will be held on Thursday, July 14, 2011 at 3:30 p.m. at the Buford Church of Christ with Brother Jimmy Miller officiating. The family will receive friends at Buford Church of Christ on Thursday from 2:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Buford Church of Christ in memory of Clyde W. Calvit. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.