Originally created 05/12/00

Mr. John Caldwell



Mr. John David Caldwell, of Evans, died Thursday, May 11, 2000, at University Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Aldersgate United Methodist Church with the Revs. Coy Hinton and Rudolph Dixon officiating. Burial will be in Westover Memorial Park.

Mr. Caldwell, a native of Lake Charles, La., had retired after 40 years as a chemical engineer from Olin Corp. and was an Army Air Corps veteran. He was a member of American Chemical Society and past president of Easter Seal Society of Louisiana. He was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Elaine W. Caldwell; a son, John David Caldwell II, Memphis, Tenn; two daughters, Adrianne Jackson, St. Louis, and Mimi Goldsmith, Augusta; two brothers, Robert Caldwell, Tucson, Ariz., and Richard L. Caldwell, Colorado Springs, Colo.; four sister, Elizabeth McCall, Lake Charles, Martha Innes, Maurepas, La., Elonide Medus, Jennings, La., and Jane Williams, Virginia Beach, Va.; and eight grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 3185 Wheeler Road, Augusta, GA 30904; or to American Lung Association, 3630 J. Dewey Gray Circle, Augusta, GA 30909.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the residence of Mimi Goldsmith.

Platt's Funeral Home, North Belair Road, is in charge of arrangements.