Fred C. Dames Funeral Home
3200 Black Road
Joliet, IL 60431
(815) 741-5500

James Leslie "Red" Caldwell

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James Leslie "Red" Caldwell Obituary
Caldwell, James Leslie "Red" Age 84. At rest Thursday, November 21, 2013 at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center. Born in Covert, KS to the late Raymond and Della (nee Hollingsworth) Caldwell, living in Crest Hill most of his life. A U.S. Navy veteran serving aboard the USS Pickaway during the Korean War. Formerly employed by Blockson (Olin) Chemical, Corn Products, and McCabe Moving & Storage. Former member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #377. Surviving are his wife, Wilma (nee Rickman) Stokes-Caldwell of Shorewood; two children, Amy Johnson of Joliet and David (Vickie) Caldwell of Marseilles; five grandchildren, Philip (Heather) Procida, Jeff Procida, Randy Procida, Casey (Angie) Caldwell and Carrie (Bob) Flatness; seven great-grandchildren, Philip and Jeff Procida, Matt Jensik, Zach and Alec Caldwell, Mason and Grace Flatness; stepchildren, Pat (Gene) Johnson, Linda (Dale) Chapman and Sherri St. Germaine; one sister, Wilma Rigby of AZ. Preceded in death by his first wife, Barbara (VanDuyne) Caldwell (1996); one brother, Ewell Caldwell; one sister, Faye Phifer. Private funeral services will be held at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery with full military honors. For information: 815-741-5500 or www.fredcdames.com.

Published in The Herald-News on Nov. 24, 2013
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