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Obituary: James R. Caldwell, Taylor Co., KY (1922-2011)

He was a member of the Campbellsville Baptist Church, a retired employee of Caulk Hardware Co. in Campbellsville, KY, and was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II. He will be accorded military honors by the Marion Co. Veterans Honor Guard. Mr. Caldwell was a native of Harlan Co., KY

James R. Caldwell, 88, of Campbellsville, KY, died at 1:33pmET, Tuesday, February 1, 2011 in Lebanon, KY.

The funeral service will be at 11amET/10amCT, Friday, February 4, 2011 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon AV, Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. Don Gowin and Rev. Ken Forman. Burial will be in the Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.

Pallbearers: Larry Crews, Rusty Crews, Danny England, David England, Robert Neagle, and Clarence "Frog" Wilson.

James R. Caldwell, Taylor Co., KY (1922-2011)

James R. Caldwell was the son of the late Henry Read Caldwell and Louise Phillips Caldwell. He was born in Harlan County, KY, Wednesday, March 22, 1922. He died Tuesday, February 1, 2011 in Lebanon, Marion Co., KY, at the age of 88 years, 10 months, and 10 days.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Campbellsville Baptist Church.

He was a retired employee of Caulk Hardware in Campbellsville, KY.

He was a veteran of World War II having served his country honorably in the United States Navy.

He united in marriage to Pauline Bohanon January 26, 1960. She preceded him in death August 14, 1989.

He is survived by the following:
  • Three daughters, one son and seven grandchildren: Lisa Mann and son, Chris of Campbellsville, KY; Anita Korkordilos and son, Anthony of Milford, CT; Sharon Bogardus and children, Tom and Michelle of Shelton, CT' and James Caldwell and wife, Linda and children, Judi, Anthony and Robert of Monson, MA

  • Several great-grandchildren

  • and many other relatives and friends
Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon AV, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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