Martin Julian Caudell, 85

March 06, 2009

JULY 24, 1923-MARCH 4, 2009

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- Martin Julian Caudell, 85, of Martinsburg, died Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at the Martinsburg VA Nursing Home.

Born July 24, 1923, in Homer, Ga., he was the son on the late Henry Jackson and Clara Belle Means Caudell.

He flew 35 missions over Central and Southern Europe in World War II; served in Korea and Vietnam. He retired with 30 years of service in the USAF in 1974.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Rose (Belleville) Caudell; a niece, Linda Caudell-Feagan of Arlington, Va.; a nephew, Dale Caudell of Bowie, Md., and several nieces and nephews in Georgia and South Carolina.


He was preceded in death by nine brothers and five sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 7, 2009, at the Brown Funeral Home with Pastor Johnny Kelly officiating. Military graveside services at Arlington National Cemetery will announced at a later date.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service on Saturday.

Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601-7633.

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