John Henry Caudle

Published 2:33 pm Monday, December 11, 2023

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Mr. John Henry Caudle, 97, of Farmington, died Sunday, Dec, 10, 2023 at his home, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born Jan. 10, 1926 in Davie County to the late Robert Lewis and Reba Gertrude Allen Caudle. Mr. Caudle was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps having served during WWII. He was a very active member of Farmington Methodist Church, and of his community his entire life. Mr. Caudle had retired from Ingersol-Rand.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: a daughter, Patricia Wood; and siblings, Evelyn Lankford, Glenn Caudle, Lelia Mae Smith.

Survivors include: his wife of 79 years, Rose Ella Taylor Caudle; children, Linda Smeltzer (Jim) and Robert Caudle (Kay); son-in-law, Taft Wood; grandchildren, Amy Burrows, Melissa Plamer, Kevin Caudle, Allen Smeltzer, and John Wood; great-grandchildren, Mackenzie Burrows, Kyla Burrows, Berkley Caudle, Emily Wood, Jill Wood, Lily Palmer, Blake Oliphant, Tyler Nichols, Hunter Nichols, Braxton Caudle, Loralei Madsen, Olivia Madsen and William Wood.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 16 at Farmington Methodist Church with Rev. Joey Yokley officiating. The service will be available to view on the Lambert Funeral Home website. Interment will follow in Farmington Community Cemetery with military honors. The family invites friends to visit with them in the fellowship hall immediately following the service.

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials to: Farmington Methodist Church, 1939 Farmington Road, Mocksville, NC 27028.

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