Published 11:46 am Saturday, August 29, 2020
J.B. Caldwell, 95, of Mocksville, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020 at SECU Hospice Care Center of Yadkin in Yadkinville.
He was born Au. 25, 1925, in Milam County, Texas to the late George Bartus and Ollie Louise Moro Caldwell. Mr. Caldwell was a veteran of the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of Bear Creek Baptist Church. Mr. Caldwell was creative and had a great knack for woodworking. For 14 years, he and his wife had volunteered with Meals on Wheels. He enjoyed helping his daughter tend to the horses, making sure their feed and hay were correct. Mr. Caldwell was a member of the VF. and the Masonic Lodge.
He was also preceded in death by: his wife of 62 years, Mary Lou Bailey Caldwell; 2 sisters; and 3 brothers.
Survivors: daughters, Donna Elaine Moore (David) of Mocksville, and Lauren Cindy Caldwell of Gainesville, Fla.; sister, Erma Cox of Baytown, Texas; grandchildren, Wendy Moore and David Moore (Carol); and great-grandsons, Ethan and Jonas Moore.
A graveside service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 1 at Bear Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Greg McEwen officiating. Military honors will follow. At the request of the family, be mindful of social distancing and wear a face covering. The family invites friends to come by Lambert Funeral Home, Monday, Aug. 31 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Memorials: Bear Creek Baptist, 492 Bear Creek Church Road, Mocksville; Memo: Cemetery Fund.