Funeral services for Calvin Steve Gaston will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 11 in the Chapel at Heartland Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Bangs Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 10, at the funeral home.

    Calvin Steve Gaston was born on Nov. 24, 1946, to Steve and Lucille Gaston in Lexa, Ark. He departed this life on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2008, at 5:25 p.m. with his family by his bedside.

    Calvin grew up in Memphis, Tenn. In the early portion of his adult life, he was a truck driver in Tennessee and Mississippi. After moving to Texas, he worked for MHMR, H & R Block and drove for Renzenberger.

    Calvin is survived by his wife, Mary Gaston of Brownwood; his sister, Stella Anderson and husband Melvin of Bangs; brother, Harry Gaston of Little Rock, Ark.; sister-in-law and spouse, Hazel and John Hudson of Midland; four nieces, Melissa Gaston and Denesa Hudson of Midland, and Cathy and Tiffany Gaston of Little Rock.

    Preceding him in death were his brother, Alfred Gaston; father, Steve Gaston; and his mother, Lucille Gaston.

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    Heartland Funeral Home of Early is in charge of the arrangements for Calvin Steve Gaston.