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Calvin Baynes


Sunrise: September 18, 1947

Sunset: November 6, 2019

Calvin Wendell Baynes was born on September 18, 1947 in Norfolk, Virginia to John Edgar Baynes and Allene Yarborough. He fell asleep in death on November 6th, 2019 at the DePaul Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia surrounded by his wife, children and several relatives. Calvin Baynes was joined on April 27,2007 in a loving marriage to Treava Pace for 12 years. Calvin attended Norfolk Public Schools and worked in various fields including several years with the , General Foam and Plastics Manufacturing Co., The Ford Motor Company and most recently Lehigh Cement prior to retiring. Calvin was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and uncle. Calvin’s personality lit up a room when he entered. Calvin was charming and charismatic and had the ability to make you smile when you were sad.

Calvin loved life and lived to ensure he made the most of each day. Calvin was a lover of music and often entered the house singing, especially “Ain’t too Proud to Beg” by the Temptations and many familiar songs of that era. He enjoyed watching and playing sports, dancing and riding his bike. In recent years Calvin especially enjoyed watching football with his
daughter Lacara on Sundays. Calvin had many friends and was known in his neighborhood as someone who protected his brothers and sisters and his friends.

Calvin Baynes was preceded in death by his first wife Doris Mae Baynes, Father John Edgar Baynes and Mother Allene Yarborough, two brothers Joseph R Baynes and Walter Baynes and one sister Susan A. McDaniels. He leaves to mourn his death his loving wife Treava Baynes, five sons Clayton Baynes, Antonio Franklin , Billy Floyd, Raymond Pace and Malik Pace (Tanika) all of Norfolk, Virginia; Two daughters Lacara Baynes and Nikki Pace also of Norfolk, Virginia. Two brothers John Edgar Baynes(Juanita) of Virginia Beach, Va., Benjamin Baynes (Mollie) of Chesapeake, Va.., Five Sisters Barbara Harris of Chesapeake, Va. Juanita Holley(Pete) of Orange Park, FL, Brenda Stith(Alexander) of Norfolk, Va., Eileen Chesson (Curtis) of Richmond, VA. and Wanda Stallworth (James) of Strongsville, Ohio; two brother in-laws Donnell Pace (Mae) and Mervin Pace of New York, NY, two sister-in laws Drema Pace of Norfolk, VA and Desi Woollard of Atlanta; a very special cousin Joanne Temple of Norfolk, Va. Calvin Baynes is also survived by twelve grand-daughters, seven grandsons, seven great-grand daughters and nine great grand-sons, many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Calvin was loved by many and will be truly missed by all.

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    Mr & Mrs Putney says

    Peace of the lord be with the family.. You will be missed Uncle Calvin..

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      Brenda Paige Wilkins says

      To the family, my sincere condolences for the loss of your love one. I know the fond memories will last in your hearts forever. Our God will give you the strength and peace that you need. Rest in Heavenly Love Calvin.

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    Glenda coefield says

    We will miss you Calvin. God speed 💜 My favorite temptation 😄🥰
    Glenda Coefield

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    Lacara Baynes says

    Love you pops…going to miss you

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      JESSICA C CRIGER says

      The loss can feel inmeasurable,but so can the love that’s left behind.

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      Toya Whitehurst says

      You will be missed R.I.P Calvin..

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    VIRGINIA WHITEHURST says

    Sorry for the loss of your family member . I will have the family in my prayers.

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    Ben&Mollie Baynes says

    You will be truly missed and all the fond memories will bring us comfort.

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    Selena Cox-Harris says

    I am praying for strength and comfort for uncle Calvin’s family and friends. I have only good memories of him. Rest on uncle.

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    Wanda Stallworth says

    We love you Calvin and know that you are in Jehovah’s memory. We’ll miss you always.
    Wanda and James Stallworth.

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    JESSICA CRIGER says

    The loss can feel , but so can the love thatsleft behind Praying for your family strength and comfort during this difficult time .

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      JESSICA C CRIGER says

      The loss can feel inmeasurable,but so can the love left behind. PRAYING for your strength and comfort during this difficult time.

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    Jennifer Powell-Baynes says

    Rest Peacefully Mr Baynes🙏🏼

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    Lorinza (Bow) & Cora Hill-Steward says

    We are praying for your family and that God will give you peace and all of the strength that you will need in the days to come.

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