Gerald Dean Caldwell, 74, of Lake City, died Sunday, Nov. 26, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born in Lake City and lived most of his life there. He was of the Baptist belief and was preceded in death by his parents, Radie Caldwell and Mary Ellen Thomas, two brothers, Jerry and Hershel "Snooks" Caldwell. He was the owner and operator of G&C Lawn Care.
Survivors include his companion Judy Mann of Lake City; three sons, Danny Caldwell and his wife, Pam, of Palmdale, Calif., Michael Caldwell of Las Vegas, Nev., Bryan Caldwell of Las Vegas, Nev.; stepson, Robbie Kauke and his wife, Kerrie, and children of Lake City; daughter, Beverly Juarez of Glendale, Calif.; brother, Billy Caldwell of Springdale; sister, Patsa Ragsdale of Lake City; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The funeral was held at 10 a.m. Wednesday with a graveside service at Cane Island Cemetery with Rev. Bill Strickland officiating.
Pallbearers were Dennis Grant, Charles Nichols, Chuck Nichols, Jeff Winford, Bud Mann, Jim Ladd, and Lewis (Plut) Ladd.
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