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.