Benjamin Lee Caldwell

  • Birth 26 Oct 1917 Harris City, Meriwether County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 24 Jun 2003 Rocky Mount, Meriwether County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Meriwether County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 128979524

Mr. Ben L. Caldwell, 85, of the Rocky Mount Community of Meriwether Counnty, died Tuesday, June 24, 2003, at his home.

A funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday, June 26 in the chapel of the Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. The Rev. Wayne Settle and the Rev. Stanley Rogers will officiate, and burial will be in the Caldwell family cemetery in Rocky Mount.

Pallbearers will be Larry Caldwell, Ronald Caldwell, Barry McCoy, Bruce McCoy, Bobby Braswell, Edward Argroves and Hugh O'Neal.

Mr. Caldwell was born October 26, 1917 in Meriwether County, son of the late William and Claudie Owens Caldwell. A lifelong resident of Meriwether County, he was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War Two and was a member of Rocky Mount Baptist Church. He retired from The Little White House in Warm Springs.

Surviving are son, Bill Caldwell of Rocky Mount; four daughters and their husbands, Sarah Braswell, Mollie and Phillip McDonald, and Diane and Eddie Cochran, all of Rocky Mount, and Linda and Tony Braswell of Starr, S.C.; brother, Claude Caldwell of Rocky Mount; sisters, Mae Argroves of Gay and Faye Jackson of Moreland; 14 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.

Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home, Hogansville, Ga.


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  • Created by: SFP
  • Added: 1 May 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 128979524
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Lee Caldwell (26 Oct 1917–24 Jun 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 128979524, citing Caldwell-Burton Family Cemetery, Meriwether County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by SFP (contributor 47852495) .