Roland C. Caldwell, 72 of Sherrard, WV. died Thursday, April 26, 2001, in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale, WV, after and extended illness.
He was a retired maintenance superintendent from Mobay/Miles/Bayer Corporation, after 33 years of service, having retired November 1989, a member of the Spielers Club, and the 25 year club there. He was a life member and Golden Eagle of the National Rifle Association, and a certified NRA Pistol instructor. He was a member of the Moundsville Rifle and Pistol Club and Marshall County Hunting and Fishing Club.
He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict and was member of Earl Francis Post 3, American Legion, Moundsville.
He enjoyed farming, and was a member of the International Charolais Cattle Association, and an associate member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Elm Grove, Wheeling.
He was preceeded in death by a son, Alexander Stefan Caldwell in 1979; his mother, Estella Mae Games; his grandparents, William E. and Annie Freese Caldwell, who raised him.
Surviving are his wife of 47 years, Janice A. Prager Caldwell: three sons, Richard J. Caldwell of New Martinsville, Charles W. Caldwell and his wife Carol of Moundsville, and Christian A. Caldwell and his wife Brenda of Glen Dale; seven grandsons, and two grandaughters.
Friends will be received 1-9 pm Saturday April 28, 2001 at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, Wheeling, where services will be held at 8pm Saturday, with the Rev. Linda Glass presiding.
A chapel service will be held at 10 am Monday at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, with the Rev. James Lacrosse S.M. as celebrant.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 2244 Marshall Avenue, Wheeling, or Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, 554 Old Fairmont Pike, Wheeling, 26003.