Calvin Steele Hallman Jr.

June 1, 1950March 3, 2013
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Calvin Steele Hallman, Jr., 62, of Cary, North Carolina, formerly of Rock Hill, South Carolina, passed away suddenly yet peacefully at home on Sunday, March 3, 2013, after several months of health complications.

Calvin was born and raised in Rock Hill, South Carolina, son of Calvin Steele Hallman and Doris Lowery Hallman. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Cary and a former member of First Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church in Rock Hill.

A 1968 graduate of Rock Hill High School, Calvin attended the University of South Carolina at Lancaster prior to enlisting in the South Carolina National Guard, where he served six years with the Rock Hill Armored Battalion. He graduated from Winthrop University and spent the majority of his career in sales, service and support of home electronics. He was founder and managing partner of the Audio Connection, Rock Hill's first high-end audio store. He retired from Apple Computer in 2000 and continued his lifelong enjoyment of Gamecock sports, motorsports and home electronics.

Calvin is survived by his best friend and wife of thirty-eight years, Deborah Payne Hallman, three brothers, John Hallman of Columbia, Jimmy Hallman and Scott Hallman of Rock Hill, and sister, Elizabeth Hallman Mundy of Seabrook Island.

A memorial service celebrating Calvin's life will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 11 am at First Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church in Rock Hill, with Reverends Dr. Robert J. Robinson, Dr. J. Barry Dagenhart and Gerald R. Hallman officiating. Visitation will immediately follow the memorial service at the church and other times at the home of Scott Hallman, 451 Twin Lakes Road, Rock Hill.

The family would like to express sincerest thanks to Agape Circle and the congregation and pastoral staff of First United Methodist Church in Cary for their loving care and comfort during Calvin's illness.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to First Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, 201 E. White Street, Rock Hill SC 29730, First United Methodist Church, 117 S. Academy Street, Cary NC 27511, American Heart Association, or National Kidney Foundation.

Brown-Wynne Funeral Home in Cary, North Carolina is serving the family of Mr. Hallman.


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Calvin Steele Hallman Jr.

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March 13, 2013

We are thinking about you during this time.
Chuckie Koonce and family

Glenn Wright

March 11, 2013

Debi, I am very sorry to hear of your husband's passing. My prayers are with you. May God comfort and strengthen you in the days to come.

Nancy Williams Goodman

March 10, 2013

Debi, I just learned of Calvin's death. He was a classmate and friend at RHHS, He was always had a quick smile and quicker wit. He will be sorely missed. May the "Peace that passes all understanding be with you"

Susan (Norman) Duncan

March 9, 2013

Debi, I was just looking at Facebook and saw that your husband had died. I'm so sorry you are going through this. Please know that I am praying for you and for your family during this time.....

Pam Whisonant Baker

March 8, 2013

Debi, so very sorry to hear about your husband. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May God give you comfort, strength and peace.

Melody Buchanan

March 7, 2013

Debi, I am so very sorry to hear of Calvin's passing. May you be wrapped up completely in God's loving comfort and showered with His peace that passes all understanding.

Much love,

Clay Cupples

March 7, 2013

Calvin was a customer of mine when he ran Audio Connection. I remember him as a very nice man. My sympathies to his family in their time of mourning.

American Heart Association

March 7, 2013

May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.

John Gordon

March 7, 2013

I am sorry for your loss. Condolences to the entire family.

Brad Henke

March 7, 2013


So very sorry to get this news. Suzanne and I will pray that you find peace in knowing you are cared for and that Calvin is now with the Lord.