|Birth: ||Apr. 6, 1936|
|Death: ||Dec. 27, 2009|
Kenneth E. Caudle, Sr. age 73.
Born April 6, 1936 to Hap and Bethel Caudle, Kenneth went home to be with the Lord Saturday December 27, 2009.
A lifetime Tulare resident and long haul trucker, Kenneth began truck driving at the tender age of 14 for his uncles, Caudle Bros. Trucking, delivering molasses.
Later in life he and his father started a successful spreading business, H. S. Caudle & Son. But, never giving up his true passion of long haul driving, he continued to roam the highways for 55 years behind the wheel of a semi finally retiring in November 2005.
A loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle and son, he will be greatly missed.
Kenneth is preceded in death by his parents.
His survivors include his wife of 52 years Jean Caudle, one sister Donna (Caudle) Griffin.
His 7 children include:
Kenneth Caudle Jr. and wife Debi,
Kelly Caudle Sr. and wife Tina Caudle, and Kristen Caudle.
Also leaving behind 15 grandchildren: Gregory Caudle-Cramer, Kimberly (Caudle) Dutro, Doug Caudle, Tony Caudle, Jeremy Caudle, Jennifer Caudle, Jeanna Caudle, Jaymie Caudle, Jonathon Caudle, Kayla Caudle, Kelly Caudle Jr., Jessica Caudle, Kristopher Caudle, Trine Arce and Brandon Arce.
Blessed with a loving family he also leaves behind 15 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Peers Lorentzen Funeral Chapel, burial will follow at the Tulare District Cemetery.
Published in Visalia Times-Delta and Tulare Adv-Register on January 2, 2010
Herman Steele Caudle (1912 - 1990)
Bethel Louiza Bryant Caudle (1918 - 2007)
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Record added: Jan 04, 2010
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