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George A. Caldwell Jr., 81

November 29, 2008

George A. Caldwell Jr., 81



SEPT. 21, 1927-NOV. 27, 2008

HANCOCK - George A. "Mick" Caldwell Jr., 81, of Orchard Ridge Road, died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Sept. 21, 1927, in Hancock, he was the son of the late George A. Caldwell Sr. and Pearl Brakeall Caldwell.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Leona M. Zimmerman Caldwell, in 2000.

He attended Hancock area schools.

He retired from the National Park Service/C&O Canal, in 1979 after 20 years of service.

He served in the U.S. Navy.

He was a member of Orchard Ridge First Church of God, where he was a trustee.

He is survived by one daughter, Lana E. Weller of Hancock; two sons, Phil G. Caldwell of Agusta, Ga. and Darrell W. Caldwell of Hagerstown; four sisters, Frances Younker of Hancock, Sue Grove of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., Edith Gloyd of Maricopa, Ariz. and Ruth Brush of Springfield, Ore.; one brother, Gene Cavender of Buck Valley, Pa.; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

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He was preceded in death by two sisters, Edna Hovermale and Agnus Clemm; and two brothers, Lee Caldwell and Newton Caldwell.

Services and burial will be private.

There will be no viewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Orchard Ridge First Church of God, 14128 Orchard Ridge Road, Hancock, MD 21750.

Arrangements are by Grove Funeral Home, Hancock.

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