Kelsie Calhoun, age 84, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2013, at Saint Thomas Medical Center West in Nashville, TN. During his youth and early years, Mr. Calhoun had labored as a farmer in the Land Between the Rivers. After the dissolvement of Golden Pond, Mr. Calhoun moved to Cadiz and worked at Goodwin Funeral Home and Ambulance Service and later began his career as the owner and operator of the IGA and later the Cadillac Ice Company and the Calhoun Home Outlet Store. During recent years he served at the Cadiz/Trigg County Chamber of Commerce Visitor's Center as a information guide and local historian. He participated in several local activities and events over the years, one in particular was the Wild Hair Hilltoppers and his love and fondness of the Land Between the Rivers never faded. He was a member of Cadiz Baptist Church where he had served as a deacon. He was survived by: Wife - Mrs. Grace Allen Calhoun, Cadiz, KY, One Son & Daughter-In-Law - Mike & Janet Calhoun, Hopkinsville, KY, One Sister - Edna McKinney, Murray, KY, Grandchildren- Zachary Calhoun, Nick & Ashley Calhoun, Lauren Calhoun & Fiance-Ben Trimmer, One Great Grandchild-Emma Claire Calhoun, Two Stepsons & Wife - Jerry Allen, Eddyville, KY & Barry & Gina Allen, Cadiz, KY, Step Grandchildren- Jessica & Shane Fuller, Chelsey & Rev. Paxton Redd, & Austin & Fiance, Cheyy Allen, Step Great Grandchildren- Ryan Fuller,Elli Redd, Lydia Redd, Ada Redd, Anna-Belle Allen. He was preceded in death by: Father - Roy Calhoun, Mother - Mary Calhoun Luton Ahart, Step Father - Seldon Ahart, 1st wife - Doris Higgins Calhoun, One Son - Tracey Calhoun, One Step Son - Mike Allen & One Stepgrandchild - Darla Kay Allen.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St. -P.O. Box 2050 Cadiz, KY 42211-031 in Cadiz, KY where the family will receive friends from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM Saturday, November 30, 2013 & at Cadiz Baptist Church on Sunday, December 1, 2013 from 1:00 Pm until the funeral time of 2:00 PM. Funeral Service will be at Cadiz Baptist Church at 2:00 PM Sunday, December 1, 2013 with the Reverend Paxton Redd, Reverend Kyle Noffsinger officiating & providing the eulogy will be Janet, Lauren & Zachary Calhoun. Burial at a later date will be at East End Cemetery in Cadiz, KY. Memorial Contributions can be made to: Cadiz Gideon Camp, PO Box 65, Cadiz, KY 42211.