Thomas Price Caldwell Jr.
Thomas Price Caldwell, Jr., 74, died Wednesday morning, February 25, 2015 at home, following a lengthy battle with leukemia. He was a Professor of English at both Mississippi State University, where he started the Creative Writing Program, and Meisei University in Tokyo, Japan. He was preceded in death by his mother, Helen Frances Clay Caldwell, and his father, Thomas Price Caldwell, of Hattiesburg, MS. He is survived by his wife, Alice Carol Caldwell of Starkville, MS; sisters Delia Brown (Wayne) of Muskogee, OK, Jane Rose (Jack) of Greenville, NC, Margaret Preus (John) of Rocheport, MO, Anne Schloemer (Doug) of Long Beach, MS; a brother, William Caldwell (Lyvia) of the Philippines; daughter Delia Caldwell (Denise Keating) of Charlotte, NC; son Michael Price Caldwell of San Jose, CA; grandchildren Thomas and Pierce Caldwell of Los Altos Hills, CA, and Grace and Michael Keating of Charlotte, NC; and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at Trinity Presbyterian Church, Hospital Road, Starkville, MS, on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 2 PM. Donations may be made to Trinity Presbyterian Church of Starkville, or to the charity of your choice.
Published by Starkville Daily News from Feb. 26 to Mar. 4, 2015.
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Hospital Road, Starkville, MS
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I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. Caldwell. I pray for God's grace to sustain the family. You are in my prayers.
Mike Dollfus
March 3, 2015
Patrick Debrow
March 2, 2015
I'm so sorry to hear about Dr. Caldwell's passing. He was a great man whose legacy will live on in those of us he taught. My prayers are with all of you during this time of sadness.
Brandy Purdy
March 2, 2015
With condolences to the Caldwell family. May you find comfort in knowing, that we have been promised, sickness, sorrow and death will one day be no more.
February 28, 2015
My regrets to Alice Carol, Michael and Delia and their families, and all who knew Price. I and many others am poorer for his passing, but much richer for having known him. David Fischer
February 28, 2015
My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Love always.
Virginia Williams
February 27, 2015
I'm Sorry I will not be with you on Saterday. Mary Oliver and Clay will be there. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. Blessings to you all. Love & hugs Alice
February 27, 2015
May God bring His presence and comfort to Alice and the rest of the family. I miss seeing all the Caldwells in Hattiesburg, especially at Thanksgiving. May God bless the service Saturday.
Norman Bagby
February 26, 2015
We will continue to remember you in our prayers.
Jackie and Nina Wofford
February 26, 2015
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