David Lee Caldon
CHESAPEAKE- David Lee Caldon, 65, passed away in his home on December 14, 2007.
Mr. Caldon retired from the United States Marine Corps as a Lieutenant Colonel and served two tours in Vietnam. He was the recipient of the Silver Star Medal, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal with Gold Star and 18th Award, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Achievement Medal with Valor, Presidential Unit Citation with Bronze Star, Navy Unit Commendation, Meritorious Unit commendation, Humanitarian Service Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal and Vietnam Service Medal with two stars.
He was an investment associate with Merrill Lynch for the past 21 years and attended St. Stephen Martyr Catholic Church in Chesapeake.
He is survived by his wife, Susan P. Caldon; two sons, Christopher C. Caldon and wife Heather of Virginia Beach, and James P. Caldon and wife Alisha of Ramona, California; four grandchildren, Delaney, Caitlin and Noah Caldon and Alexis Williamson; father, Clifton Mailes Caldon; brother, Brian Edward Caldon and wife Virginia of East Berne, New York; sister, Janet Kochanowski and husband Jack of Avon, Connecticut; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother, Eleanor Estabrook Caldon.
The visitation will be held at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Southside Chapel, on Tuesday, December 18, 2007 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. The Funeral Mass will be held at St. Stephen Martyr Catholic Church 1544 S. Battlefield Boulevard, Chesapeake on Wednesday, December 19, 2007 at 12:00pm with Monsignor Michael D. McCarron officiating. Burial will take place in the Albert G. Horton Jr. Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk on Friday, December 21, 2007 at 10:00am.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Condolences may be shared with the family at altmeyer.com