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David Caldwell

d. April 7, 2017

David Caldwell, age 66, of Athens, passed away on April 7, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield surrounded by his family.

Dave is survived by his wife, Linda; three daughters, Angie (Howard) Hurt, Katie Caldwell and Amanda (Matt) Grieme; one son, Tim (Emma) Caldwell; seven grandchildren, Kaleigh Caldwell, Dani Caldwell, Lucas Hurt, Ezekiel Grieme, Vetah Grieme, Claire Caldwell and Alice Caldwell; one great-granddaughter, Karsyn Neisler; two sisters, Dortha (Jim) Seeley and Joanne (Larry) Crowley; as well as several nieces, nephews and friends.

He is preceded in death by both parents, two brothers, Jim Caldwell and Robbie Caldwell.

Dave was born on November 13, 1950 in Springfield, IL the son of Louis and Carol (McCue) Caldwell.

Dave served in the Army. He also retired from Eaton Corporation after 45 years. Dave really loved spending time with his family, vegetable gardening and loved reading.

Visitation for Dave will be held on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from 4-8 PM at the Athens Christian Church. Graveside services with burial of cremated remains will be held on Friday, April 14, 2017 at 11 AM at Joel Hall Cemetery.

Rev. Ken Gennicks will be officiating.

Memorials can be made out to “David Caldwell Memorial Fund.”

Mott & Henning Funeral Home is taking care of the Caldwell family. On-line condolences can be shared at


  1. Team Tupperware will never be the same. Will miss you dearly.

  2. New the family very well, friends with Angie for over 30 years, David was like a second dad to us kids growing up, he always was there for his family and loved his kids and wife so much, he worked hard to support them. He will be missed and he up there with God and family watching over everyone, one day all will meet again, love you all and my prayers are with you all.

  3. So sorry for your loss.

  4. So sorry for your loss. Loved working with Davy.

  5. My heart and prayers go out to you all. David made me smile every time I was around. I’m sorry.

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