OBITUARY

David James Caldwell

September 3, 1938August 6, 2018
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David J. Caldwell, age 79, passed peacefully on August 6, 2018 at Jenner’s Pond Retirement Community. He was born in Philadelphia to proud parents, David Edward Caldwell and Lillie (nee Campoli). David was the devoted husband of the late Marjorie Ruth Caldwell (nee Cramer). He was predeceased by his parents and siblings, John Edward and Diane.

A 1956 graduate of Neshaminy High School, Dave proudly served in the Air Force and worked for Rumsey Electric Company for 45 years. He taught swimming classes for 30 years for the American Red Cross. His passions included going to the Jersey shore, gardening, bike riding, swimming, singing in the church choir and spending time with his family. Dave also worked as a volunteer at Menno Haven in Chambersburg, PA, teaching the elderly how to swim and providing companionship.

Dave is survived by his devoted children, Heather Lynn Russell (Scott), David Glenn Caldwell (Rachel) and Kristen Sue Caldwell. He is also survived by his loving grandchildren, Laura Katherine Caldwell, Abigail Margie Russell, John Edward Caldwell and his grand-dogs, Charlie and Finnegan. He will be greatly missed.

Relatives and friends are invited to his calling hour beginning at 10:00 am on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at the Lamb Funeral Home, 101 Byberry Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006. David’s Funeral Service will be at 11:00 am followed by his burial at the Forest Hills Cemetery.

  • FAMILY

  • David Edward Caldwell, Father
  • Lillie Caldwell, Mother
  • Marjorie Ruth Caldwell, Wife
  • John Edward Caldwell, Brother
  • Diane Caldwell, Sister
  • Heather Lynn Russell, Daughter
  • Scott Russell, Son-in-law
  • David Glenn Caldwell, Son
  • Rachel Caldwell, Daughter-in-law
  • Kristen Sue Caldwell, Daughter
  • Laura Katherine Caldwell, Grandchild
  • Abigail Margie Russell, Grandchild
  • John Edward Caldwell, Grandchild
  • David will also be greatly missed by his grand-dogs, Charlie and Finnegan.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, August 11, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, August 11, 2018
REMEMBERING

David James Caldwell

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Wayne Leininger

September 22, 2018

Dear Heather, David, Kristen and families,
David & Margie were both very good friends of ours for many, many, years. Now they are together with our Lord and Savior. We shared many good times together with the Galloway and Caldwell families on Sterner Mill Road in Feasterville. Thank you for including so many pictures of your family. which brought back many precious memories.
Much Love,
Wayne & Dorothy Leininger
3406 Brookside Dr.
Wylie, TX. 75098
Phone: 214-299-9323
Psalm 49;15
But God, will redeem my Soul from The Grave:
He will surely, take me to Himself

FROM THE FAMILY

Blue sky at the shore! It usually rained when he got there...

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Caldwell Clan circa 1973

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Dave Neshaminy HS Graduation 1956

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Dave with favorite daughter Heather (says Heather, Kristen disagrees)

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Mom and Dad-Church Membership photo

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At Smith's farm

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Granddaughter Laura's birth

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Grandpop welcoming Laura home

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Caldwell family 1989