Calvin Paul Gros Sr, 89, a resident of Morgan City, LA passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at Ochsner St. Mary.
Calvin was born January 18, 1932, the son of Joseph Bennie Gros Sr. and Alma Pennison Gros.
Calvin served in the Korean War; he proudly served his community for 25 years as a Police Officer for the Morgan City Police Department, retiring after 25 years as a Captain. Calvin enjoyed traveling; he and his family took many trips together. He was a very musical person, knowing how to play the guitar, harmonica, and the organ. He also enjoyed country music, as well as singing. Calvin was a very family-oriented man; though he had many hobbies, his grandchildren were his favorite one.
He will be sadly missed and loving remembered by his wife of 67 years, Irene Frances Callegan Gros of Morgan City; five children, Frances Dupre and husband Oren of Morgan City, Paula Gautreaux and husband Wilbur of Patterson, Barbara “Bobbie” Thibodeaux and husband James “Jimmy” of Morgan City, Anna Chapman and husband Torrey of Berwick, and Calvin Paul Gros Jr.; 9 grandchildren, Catina Ferrie, Tabitha Gautreaux, Jenifer Thibodeaux-LeBlanc, Jessica Dubois, Barrett Perry, Carlie Ratcliff, Austin Perry, Kennedy Chapman, and Seth Chapman; 10 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
Calvin was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Alma Gros; three brothers, Joseph Bennie “J.B.” Gros Jr., John Melvin Gros Sr. and Davis Paul Gros; sister, Alice Mae Gros; grandchild, Brandon James Thibodeaux.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Bayou Home Care, and all of Calvin’s sitters; Nikkie Vasquez, Vickye Breaux, Geraldine Soto, and Taylor Gros, for their great care over him.
Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 p.m., Saturday, June 12, 2021, at Twin City Funeral Home with Rev. Brett Lapeyrousse officiating. Visitation will be held Saturday, June 12, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services. After services, Calvin will be laid to rest in the Morgan City Cemetery.