Samuel “Calvin” Queen, 73 of Franklin, passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 after a period of declining health.
A native of Rabun County, GA, he was the son of the late John Claude and Gladys Holcomb Queen. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister, Virginia Norton; and four brothers, Bob , T.J., Jim, and Dean Queen. Calvin lived in this area all his life, loved to hunt, fish, play ball, and watch sports. When his sons were younger he would coach their teams in Little League. He worked with the NCDOT Bridge Dept., and as a carpenter building houses and was a member at Newman Chapel Baptist church.
Calvin is survived by his longtime friend, Yvonne Rogers of Franklin; two sons, Michael D. Queen of Hendersonville, NC, and Mitchel L. Queen of Scaly Mountain, NC; two sisters, Barbara Roberts of Marble, NC and Annette Dockins of Marietta, SC; and three brothers, George Queen of Charlotte, NC, Allen Queen of Mtn. City, GA, and Keith Queen of Lockhart, SC. He also has two grandchildren, Preston Queen and Amelia Queen: along with numerous nieces and nephews surviving.
Due to COVID 19, the family plans to have a Celebration of Life at later date, when more people can safely gather. There will be no services at the present time.
Memorial donations can be made to the charity of one’s choice in Calvin’s honor.
Online condolences can be made at www.maconfuneralhome.com
Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.