Calvin and his wife, Jerry Lou are the owner/operators of Beames Farm, a registered Hereford Cattle operation. They live on Alberta Creek Road, in Marshall County, OK.
He is a native of Kingston. He holds an Eighth Grade Certificate of Promotion from Kingston Public Schools, High School Diploma from Santa Fe, NM, BA and MS Degree from New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM and PhD Degree from The University of Oklahoma. He is Professor Emeritus, of Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK.
In 1984 he established “The Dark Corner General Store” on Lake Texoma and operated it for 14 years. He served on the Kingston Board of Education for six years. He and Jerry are collectively the parents of nine children, (6 girls and 3 boys), eleven Grand Children and six Great Grand Children.
Calvin and Jerry are members of the United Methodist Church. He is a member of Masonic Lodge, #287, and a Life Member of VFW Post 10584, both of Kingston.