SMSGT. CALVIN GINYARD JR. U.S. Air Force, Retired Cal Ginyard, of Las Vegas, passed away Sept. 9, 2013. He was born Aug. 13, 1949, in Philadelphia, to Calvin and Ada Ginyard. Cal was a decorated security craftsman, who served 26 years in the U.S. Air Force, earned a bachelors degree in management studies with the University of Maryland and a Nevada private patrolman license. With two partners, he formed Rome Security Services in 2005. Since 1991 he fellowshipped with the Nellis Gospel Service. Cal developed a strong affection for racquetball and could never walk away from a challenge. He enjoyed jazz and cheering on his NFL Eagles. He was a member of Boy Scout Troop 594 and supported the program at the bases he was assigned. Cal was a true humanitarian, always giving and helping others. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, of 43 years, Irma; two sons, Calvin III (Adiane) of Florida and William of Bellevue, Wash.; granddaughter, Sophia; two sisters, Adele Ginyard and Rosemary De Walt of Pennsylvania; and a host of other relatives and friends. He enjoyed telling stories from his full rich life and we look forward to greeting him again in Heaven. Visitation will be 3-7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, at Palm Mortuary, 1325 N. Main St. Burial will be at 9:20 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1900 Veterans Memorial Drive, Boulder City. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the UCLA Cardiovascular Discovery Fund or .

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