Kevin Kenneth fondly known as “GoldCup” Callis was born on 31 July 1976 to the late Leonard John “L.J” Callis and Doris Callis in Sydenham, Kwazulu-Natal. He attended his primary school at Mariannridge Primary School and proceeded to matriculate at Bechet High School.
He obtained his National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering at the the Technikon Pretoria.
He served as an engineering professional at ABB, Conco, PB Power and Roshcon. He was extremely passionate about contracts, design, electrification and all things powerlines. He completed his second year of LLB at UNISA and thereafter fancied himself an esteemed lawyer.
He met the love of his life, “his wife, his beautiful wife”, Neo in 1995 and married her in 2005. They have been blessed with three amazing children, Libya, Azaria and Cuba.
Kevin has impacted so many people, through his love, his presence, his food, his gigantic presence and giving heart.
He went to be with God on 6 October 2021.
He will always, always be remembered for his silly dance moves, the jokes, and of course the “Kevin” tracksuit.
He also leaves behind one sister, one brother, six sisters-in-law, four brothers-in-law the brotherhood and a whole community of loved ones.
We are letting you go, in the full knowledge and trust that you rest will the Lord and that you will rise in eternal glory with the angels. Rest now. Rest.
Rest well Mthimkhulu. Lala Callis o muhle, Callis o mhlophe, Callis ndoda.
You will be forever loved. Never to be missed because you will be always be present, just in a different form.