Darrest Edell McCalister
August 30, 1984  -  June 2, 2018

Darrest Edell McCalister

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Martinez Funeral Home Chapel
1040 S. Dixie Blvd
Odessa, TX  79761
Friday, June 8, 2018
12pm to 9pm
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Texas & Clements Church of Christ
1201 S Texas Ave
Odessa, TX  79761
Saturday, June 9, 2018
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Ector County
300 S. Dixie
Odessa, TX  79761
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I served in the Navy.

Darrest Edell McCalister, 33, of Odessa, passed away on June 2nd, 2018 in San Antonio, TX.

Visitation will be 12pm to 9pm Friday June 8th at Martinez Funeral Home

Funeral services will be held at 10am Saturday, June 9th, 2018 at Texas & Clements Church of Christ with Brother Devon Deshields officiating.
Burial will follow at Ector County Cemetery. Arrangements are by Martinez Funeral Home.

Darrest was born in Odessa, TX to Samuel and Virginia McCalister on August 30th, 1984. He went Permian High School. He graduated from
the University of Phoenix with a Bachelor of Science in Health Administration. He worked as a social worker for Child Protective Services of Texas.
He served in the United States Navy as an optometry technician and an emergency medical technician.

Darrest is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Edell and Elnora McCalister and his maternal grandfather, Relford Smith.

Darrest is survived by his daughters, Angelica, Ally, and Kennedy. His brothers, Kenny and Isaiah and his sisters, Chelsey and Chasity.
His parents Samuel and Virginia McCalister. And his maternal grandmother, Eula Smith.

Pallbearers will be Thomas Perkins Jr., Mitchell Barron, Ernest Bacon, Duane Clark, Marlowe Porterfield, and Dominique Petty.
Honorary pallbearers are Terrell Boysaw, Jovanni Cleaver, and Jacobi Cleaver.


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  1. Christina Foulds
    Baltimore, MD

    Darrest was the best friend anyone could ever ask for. My deepest condolences to all who knew him.

  2. Cheryl Brown, Anthony Martinez, AB Butler and Sammy Garza
    Pleasanton, TX

    Our sincere condolences to the Family of Darrest McCalister, Darrest worked with us @ Schlumberger for years before leaving us for a new change in jobs , Darrest will surly be missed.

  3. Willis
    Monahans, TX

    One of the good ones sorry for your loss Kenny in Virginia he will be missed dearly

  4. Dorian Gentry
    Odessa, TX

    Man Darrest I hate that I didn't dial your number when it was given to me a few months ago. We were boys at Nimitz kicked almost everyday me you and Thomas. Since I heard the news just sit back and think about all the good times we had. Gonna miss ya and love ya brotha mane

  5. Bo & Glinda Smith
    Odessa, TX

    “We extend our deepest sympathies to you and your family.

  6. Leticia G Madrid
    Odessa, TX

    My deepest condolences to you and your family for the loss of your son, Darrest. I will keep you and the whole family in my prayers so that God may grant you'll serenity and strength to accept his will. Leticia (Gonzalez) Madrid

  7. DeShonna Hill
    Odessa, TX

    My deepest condolences to the family. I pray that God continues to keep you all. Much love DeShonna.

  8. Shawniqua Anderson
    Monahans, TX

    So sorry for your lost mrs Virginia, Kenny and family
    Darrest was a kind soul. In my prayers

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