November 07, 1998

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Julian A. Caldwell

INWOOD, W.Va. - Julian A. Caldwell, 86, of Inwood, died Friday, Nov. 6, 1998, at Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Martinsburg, W.Va.

He was the son of the late Clifford N. and Florence A. Barnhart Caldwell.

He was of the Baptist faith.

He retired after 29 years of service at Interwoven Mill.

He served with the U.S. Army during World War II. He received the Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon, with two Bronze service stars, the Philippine Liberation Ribbon, American Theater Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal and the World War II Victory Medal. He received an honorable discharge.


He was a member of Loyal Order of the Moose 120, Martinsburg. He was a champion horseshoe pitcher and belonged to the National Horseshoe Pitching Association; and he also was a member of the National Bowling Association.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Wanda M. Kesecker Caldwell; four daughters, Helen M. Barney of Hedgesville, W.Va., JoAnn Cole and Cynthia L. Wilson of Martinsburg and Tamara Burke of Inwood; two sons, Julian A. Caldwell II of Martinsburg and David S. Caldwell of Falling Waters, W.Va.; seven grandchildren; stepgrandchildren; two nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Jesse Reiter; and two brothers, Gilbert Caldwell and Nelson Caldwell.

He donated his body to Gift of Life, Morgantown, W.Va.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Martinsburg Baptist Temple. Pastor John Frattarola will officiate.

Memorial donations may be made to Martinsburg Baptist Temple, 601 N. High St., Martinsburg, WV 25401; or to a charity of choice.

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