October 24, 1928February 5, 2013

CALFEE, Benjamin F. age 84 of Trafford, AL, passed away on Tuesday, February 5, 2013. Mr. Calfee was a member of County Line Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War where he was awarded a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Elizabeth Calfee and his brother, Robert Calfee. He is survived by his wife of nearly 60 years, Blanche Calfee; children, Curtis Calfee (Janice) and Theresa Heaton (Bobby); grandchildren, Kelly, Eric (Susanna), Stephen (Candie), Rodney (Melinda) and Karen; 10 great grandchildren; brother, Gwyn Calfee; sister, Mildred Hale; and a host of nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held at Ridout’s Gardendale Chapel on Friday, February 8th at 2:00 p.m. Burial will follow in Oakwood Memorial Gardens. His visitation will be on Thursday, February 7th from 6 – 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donation be made to Gideons International in his memory.


  • Funeral Service Friday, February 8, 2013


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Betty Phillips

February 8, 2013

In memory of one of the finest Christian men that I have ever met. I worked with Ben for several years and just being in his presence inspired me to be a better person. He is definitely now in the presence of the Lord. Condolences to Blanche and the entire Calfee family.

Dennis Finch

February 8, 2013

Ben lead me to Christ. He was persistent but gentle in his lessons. Ben, I honor your memory and thank you for leading me to my Savior. God is now keeping his promise to you in paradise for your loyal love.

I miss you dear friend.

Reva Cowart

February 8, 2013

He was many things to many people, but most of all he was a brother in Christ. His life was a great testimony, and he will be missed. Heavens doors are busting wide open to recieve him. Praise God!!!!!!

Karen Lee

February 7, 2013

Curtis and Janice,
Praying for all of your family during this time. We're never ready to let our parents go, but I know you are comforted by the assurance that he's with Jesus now.

Christy Slaughter

February 7, 2013

Take comfort in knowing that your father is in a better place. Your family remains in our thoughts and prayers. 1st Peter 5:10

Butch and Christy Slaughter

suzanne marsh

February 7, 2013

Curtis and Teresa so sorry to hear about your dad. My grandmother thought the world of him.

February 7, 2013

May you find comfort in God's abiding presence and in your precious memories. You are in my prayers.
Barbara Wojciak, St. Vincent's

Carol Thompson

February 7, 2013


Terri Aldridge (Blanton)

February 6, 2013

Paw will be missed very much! He was such a sweetheart. A wonderful christian as well as a man. I know he is celebrating in heaven with Jesus right now!