Paul Ray Caldwell
April 1, 1947 - Oct 25, 2013
Paul Ray Caldwell, 66, passed away on Friday, October 25th at UC Merced Medical Center after a short illness.
He was born in Tulare California to David and Maxine Caldwell. Paul is a decorated US Navy Veteran from the Vietnam War receiving the Bronze Star and Purple Heart.
Paul lived a very colorful life, from a deep sea welder to a collector of everything small and large, and of course his avid love of dogs.
He is preceded in death by his brother Frank and father Dave. He is survived by his mother Maxine Caldwell, daughter Kelly Caldwell of Virginia and numerous other loving family and friends who will never forget him.
A memorial to honor Paul's life will be held on Sunday, November 3, 2013 at the VFW Hall, 1390 Broadway Ave, Atwater from 1:30pm - 3:30pm.
Published in the Modesto Bee from Nov. 1 to Nov. 2, 2013