|Birth: ||Nov. 3, 1920|
|Death: ||Nov. 11, 2011|
J D Caldwell, 91, passed away Friday, November 11, 2011, at Saline Memorial Hospice House in Bryant. He was born on November 3, 1920, in Lonsdale, Arkansas, to the late Walter and Dora Caldwell. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Fletcher and Toy Caldwell, one sister, Harriet Harris, and one grandson, Roy Dee Pruitt.
Mr. Caldwell was a member of First Baptist Church of Benton and served as an usher for many years. He was also a World War II veteran who served under General Patton in Europe. He was awarded six medals: a Purple Heart, four Battle Stars, and a Bronze Star. He retired from Southwestern Bell Telephone in 1983 after 37 years of service.
He is survived by his wife, Audrey Caldwell; three daughters, Janis Pruitt and husband Elton, Delaine Baughtman and husband Frank, and Belinda Simmons and husband Rick; one brother, Walter "Pinky" Caldwell; seven grandchildren, Angela Pruitt, Tammy Palmer, Elton Mark Pruitt, Doug Baughtman, Erin Baughtman, Trey Baughtman, and Callie Simmons, and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, November 14, 2011, in the chapel of Roller-Ballard Funeral Home (315-4047) with Dr. Rick Grant officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Hills Memorial Park in Alexander.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon, November 13th at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Saline Memorial Hospice House, 23157 I-30, Bryant, AR 72022 or First Baptist Church, 211 S. Market, Benton, AR 72015. (from Roller-Ballard Funeral Home online obituary)
Walter S. Caldwell (1877 - 1972)
Dora K. Moore Caldwell (1886 - 1974)
Forest Hills Memorial Park
Created by: Patti V.
Record added: Nov 11, 2011
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