Richard Calhoun, Jr., passed away on May 1, 2013 at the age of 45. He was born on July 9, 1967 to Richard E. Calhoun, Sr. and Mary Helen Calhoun in Bryan, Texas. Richard was a 1988 graduate of South San Antonio High School. He worked in the schools, construction and most recently at Market Square. He loved to cook, tinker with automobiles and listen to music. He is predeceased by his mother, Mary Helen Calhoun. He is survived by his father, Richard Calhoun, Sr. and stepmother Avis as well as family members Brenda Knowles and Melvin Williams. He is also survived by aunts; Hazel Hays, Dorothy Hendrix, Mary Tolliver, Rosalynd Calhoun, Lucille Calhoun, Tommy Jane Williams and Betty Williams;uncles, Thomas Calhoun, Charles Williams and Andrew Williams and a host of other relatives and friends. Richard will be remembered fondly as a generous and caring friend and will be missed by all that knew him.

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  1. My deeperst condolences to the family during this time, especially to my dearest friends, Richard Sr. and Avis. We are comforted with knowing that one day we will all be reunited in the Kingdom of our Lord. God bless and love, Lupe Harvey

  2. Brother Calhoun”

    Please accept the heartfelt sympathy of myself and family on the death of your son, Richard, Junior.

    Please convey our regards also to your sister, Hazel Hays.

    Respectfully yours,


  3. Mr. Calhoun and family I am very sorry for your loss. Your son was very kind to my sisters and I. I fondly remember Richard taking care if me by beunging food to me as I worked nights as a gate guard at Lackland. He was very generous and always had a HUGE smile on his face. Our prayers are with you.

    -Heather Aguirre Poff and family

  4. Richard and Avis:

    Sincere condolences on the passing of Richard Jr. I recall conversations with Richard Jr. on several occasions during my teaching time at South San High School. His enthusiasm for automobiles was certainly infectious. I know he will be missed by you both. Our thoughts are with you.

  5. Father be with my dear friend Richard and family. Thank you for the precious memories of Jr. whom I have known since he was a young boy. He was so loved by his parents. Let your peace love and joy fill their heart during this time of sadness. Give them your wisdom as they plan out the homw going celebration. Let them be a be a light and beacon of hope for others as the go through this period so that others may see you Lord Jesus, and want your peace in their lives. You promised you would never lwave nor forsake us. Thank you for your peace that passes all understanding. In Jesus’ name I pray and praise and thank you. Amen

    God bless you all,

    Leoteen”Lee” Stevens

  6. Richard and family you have my sincere prayers and condolences and prayers during this trying time.

    God bless you,

    Claire Bevan

  7. Richard would volunteer at H4H on his spare time. He was a gentleman around the females and a very kind person with a huge heart. He will be missed around here. RIP Buddy!

    Life Safety Officer


  8. Dear Richard and Avis,

    It was with great sadness to learn of Richard Jr.’s passing. As you can see, you are blessed to be surrounded with so much love, respect, and caring from your “South San family.” We all feel the loss, remembering a beautiful person who brought joy and happiness to so many friends and family. My heart goes out to you, and my thoughts and prayers are with you.


    Cheryl Levinson

  9. Our deepest condolences to the fam. He was a very good

    friend of Manuel Jr. He is on our prayers.One time he gave Manuel Jr. a

    beautiful gold pleaded rosary. He knew we are Catholics. Every time I pray it

    I remember Richard n pray for his soul. God Bless

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