CALDWELL, William Grover

Date of birth: 12 Aug 1926, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana

Date of death: 16 Mar 2001. Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana

Franklin Daily Journal, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, March 19, 2001

William G. Caldwell 
      William G. Caldwell, 72, died Friday, March 16, 
2001, at Columbus Health & Rehabilitation Center.  
He was a resident of Edinburgh. 
      He was born Aug. 12, 1928, in Franklin.  His 
parents were Robert J. and Minnie (Giles) Caldwell. 
 He married Juanita (Burton) Caldwell on April 5, 
1946.  She survives.  Other survivors include two 
sons, William R. Caldwell of Sturgis, Mich., and 
Tim Caldwell of Elizabethtown; three daughters, 
Wanda Faye Shepherd and Lila Louise Shepherd, 
both of Taylorsville, and Relda Ayers of Edinburgh; 
three brothers, Virgil Caldwell of Campbellsville, 
Ky., John Caldwell of Jeffersonville and Irvin 
Caldwell of Clarksville; two sisters, Lola Pike of 
Edinburgh and Betty Henry of Columbus; 20 grand-
children; and 26 great-grandchildren.  He was 
preceded in death by a son, Larry W. Caldwell; 
three brothers, Marvin, Charles and Elby Ray 
Caldwell; and three sisters, Lida Smith, Thelma 
Burton and Effie Mae Caldwell. 
     He was formerly employed as a cafeteria chef 
for Atterbury Job Corps in Edinburgh. 
      Danny Green will conduct a service at 11 a.m. 
Tuesday at Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home in Edinburgh.  
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral 
home.  Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery in 

Note:  The date of birth of 12 Aug 1928 as shown in the obit is 
apparently erroneous.   The date of birth that I have used, 
12 Aug 1926, was obtained from the Johnson County WPA Birth Index 
for 1921-1940.

Submitted by Mark E. Wirey

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