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“Barb, I'm so sorry to hear JC passed! He will be missed dearly! I will never forget how much fun we had playing softball for BFT. I'm so lucky to...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Pamela Jennings - kennewick, WA

“I had the privilege of working with Jim for many years at BFT. He was an awesome person and we shared many fun times. He was one of the good guys. ...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Judy Deneen - Kennewick, WA

“So sorry Barb for the loss of your wonderful husband. We still share stories of him at BFT and have fond memories of working with him. He will...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Donna Suttle - Kennewick, WA

“So sad I'm sorry to hear about the loss of JC! I have a lot of great memories of fishing on the river banks of Ringgold back in the day. Jim could...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Arnie Knoblich - Burbank, WA

“I am so sad to hear that Jim has passed away. I have thought about him many times since he left BFT. He An I were in the first class of drivers for...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Suzanne Gagner - Burbank, WA

“Barb and family, I am so sorry. I pray that God will provide you comfort. Hold on tight to your memories and to each other. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Taci Schuyler - WA

“I worked at BFT when JC was a road supervisor. He was such an awesome and fun guy and you knew he had your back when you needed help. I am deeply...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Karen Sailor - Richland, WA

“I so loved JC. He lit up my day at BFT. I hope you guys were happy with the move to Oregon then back. He held a special place in my heart, and still...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Colleen Marshall - Richland, WA

“I am so very sorry for your loss. I worked at BFT with JC for many years before he left. I just adored him. He was such a kind man with a good...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Cassie Hackney - Pasco, WA

“Barb and Rennes, we are heartbroken at the loss of Jim. So many beautiful memories over the years! He made a permanent mark on our hearts forever. ...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Barry and Joni Aalgaard - Pasco, WA


It is with heavy hearts that we have lost our beloved Husband, Dad & Friend James Robert Calvisky. .Born February 12, 1945 he went to Heaven on July 25, 2020. He resided in Yakima, WA for the last 2 years after retirement. He left behind on this earth his Wife and Best Friend of 60 years Barb Calvisky, son Jim (Karna) Calvisky of Indiana, daughter Rennaé (Javier) Villanueva of Yakima, sister Janet (Marty) Stevens of Woodinville, WA, Uncle Tony & Aunt Laurie Calvisky of AZ, 4 grand children and 4 great grandchildren. Best friends of many years Barry & Joni Aalgaard of Pasco, WA.

Jim was a hard worker his whole life. He worked in the transit field for many years starting as a bus driver and working his way to supervisor. He was in the first class of transit drivers for BFT in Tri Cites, WA & worked up to Supervisor working there for 20 years. He then was Supervisor at Smart Transit in Willsonville, OR until retirement. He was very proud of the Peach award he was awarded for top employee at Smart Transit.

Jim graduated class of 1963 in Cle Elum, WA. He maintained many friendships throughout his life.